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Old 07-04-2006, 10:16 PM   #1
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Stuck in Command Line


I just installed Slackware, I finally got Lilo to work, I finally got my prompt to login as root. I do so, then I realize that there's no GUI at all. During configuration, I selected Blackbox to be my window manager, and did the full install this time (just in case). For some reason, I seem to be stuck in the command line.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:33 PM   #2
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try running "startx" as root? does that work?
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:35 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot, for that. Now, in theory, shouldn't that have happened automatically at startup?
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:47 PM   #4
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Hello dfego,

You may do it by changing run level to 5 (As it is with red hat) or just add the command startx in your
~/.bashrc file

Hope this helps you


Aniruddha

Last edited by imagineers7; 11-12-2006 at 03:35 AM.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 10:56 PM   #5
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Hello dfego,

You may do it by changing run level to 5 (As it is with red hat) or just add the command startx in your
~/.bashrc file

Hope this helps you
NOT IN SLACKWARE

Change the runlevel in /etc/initab to 4 for GUI, not 5.

Sometimes, it helps if you know the distro, imagineers7, before you give advice in it....

While RH may use 5, in Slackware, 1 is single user, 3 is cli, and 4 is GUI.

Slackware is NOT Redhat/Fedora.

Last edited by cwwilson721; 07-04-2006 at 11:00 PM.
 
Old 07-04-2006, 11:01 PM   #6
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Thanks very much. That did the trick (editing /etc/inittab).
 
Old 07-05-2006, 03:14 AM   #7
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Hi everyone,

Sorry for that,

Will keep in mind


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