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Old 07-20-2010, 05:03 AM   #16
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After running that command some processing happened on the screen, but it again showed some error which I do not remember right now.

Then I tried to reinstall the whole system again, and to my horror I remembered that last time I had un-checked the first option of "Packages to be installed", The first option is "Base system and Linux kernel".

This time I did not modify anything and thus could install Slackware and after rebooting I received a terminal,

I did not know what to do after that !!

Thank you for trying to help me out !

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Old 07-20-2010, 05:21 AM   #17
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I did not know what to do after that !!
Two things you can do:
Log in as root, then run:
Code:
adduser anisha
Accept (press Enter) the defaults 'til you get asked about groups, then press the up-arrow key, and add lp. That's for administering printing.
After that, if you want to boot into a desktop and not the console, run this:
Code:
nano /etc/inittab
Edit this line, changing the 3 to a 4:
Code:
id:3:initdefault:
Then reboot.
 
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:26 AM   #18
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I assume, you've made this time a FULL install and all processed normal?

If you do so, then you've changed the password for root. Right?

So login in the terminal als root with your new password
Create a new user with 'adduser'
logout as root and login as the new user
Select your gui with 'xwmconfig'
After that try to start the gui with 'startx'. In most cases this will be successfull.

Btw, it's not a bad idea to have a look into the slackbook: http://www.slackbook.org/
 
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Old 07-20-2010, 05:58 AM   #19
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Briany and wingevil,

Thanks for your replies,

But at this speed I think it will take me weeks to get Slackware *properly* installed and configured on my laptop. I think it is better for me to have a dual boot of Suse and Slack till I learn to tweek Slack.
 
  


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