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Old 07-08-2009, 01:48 PM   #1
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Post How to switch from text mode to graphical mode in solaris 10

Dear All

How to switch from text mode to graphical mode in solaris 10 ?

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Old 07-08-2009, 03:48 PM   #2
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Well, you could follow this the other way round:

First, decide which login manager you prefer: CDE or GDM. Then, enable it with the svcadm command:
# svcadm enable put-your-service-fmri-here
Hope this helps,
Old 07-18-2009, 11:07 PM   #3
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Mostly CDE comes as a default installation. Try this from shell:
svcadm enable svc:/application/graphical-login/cde-login:default
Log in graphically now.

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