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Old 08-27-2004, 12:33 PM   #1
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gui doesn't start up right away.

Slackware opens find then it asks me for my login and password in text mode. I can login then type startx and it loads. I would like to login in gui mode so I can go to differant gui.
Old 08-27-2004, 12:52 PM   #2
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This is a runlevel issue. run levels are found in /etc/inittab

If you do "less /etc/inittab" you will be able to read the file. It's easy to understand.

In any event, you will need to do "runlevel 4" and reboot. :-)
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you will need to change your /etc/inittab file.

look for the default runlevel, and change accordingly. It looks like this:
# These are the default runlevels in Slackware:
#   0 = halt
#   1 = single user mode
#   2 = unused (but configured the same as runlevel 3)
#   3 = multiuser mode (default Slackware runlevel)
#   4 = X11 with KDM/GDM/XDM (session managers)
#   5 = unused (but configured the same as runlevel 3)
#   6 = reboot

# Default runlevel. (Do not set to 0 or 6)


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