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Old 03-29-2004, 04:43 PM   #1
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How can I get logged into Gnome desktop


I have installed the gnome desktop, but I cannot boot into it can anyone tell me how I could verify that all the files for gnome have actually been installed. The only desktop that I canactually get into is the Tab window manger. My version of slackware is 9.1. I would really appreciate help with this issue.
 
Old 03-29-2004, 04:57 PM   #2
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Do you boot to a command line (runlevel 3) or to the graphical login screen (runlevel 4)?
 
Old 03-29-2004, 09:36 PM   #3
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I am logging in to the command line
 
Old 03-29-2004, 09:44 PM   #4
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Try this:

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$ rm ~/.xsession ~/.xinitrc
$ xwmconfig
[ a menu will pop up, select the X environment you want; in this case, select GNOME]
$ startx
 
Old 03-29-2004, 09:46 PM   #5
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go to /etc/X11/xinit and copy xinitrc.gnome to $HOME/.xinitrc or else link it to xinitrc in that directory i personally prefer to copy it to my home directory
 
Old 03-29-2004, 11:48 PM   #6
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Install GDM, the gnome display manager, to let you log into gnome. Or

X :0 && export DISPLAY=:0 && gnome-session
 
  


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