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post Oct 30 2002, 07:56 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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Yesterday, I installed RedHat 8.0 with no problems.
Today, I assumed I would have the same good fortune but not quiet.

I did the install with no errors, selecting eveything to install.
After the graphical login completes and the desktop appears, I get an error msg from Gnome. I cannot remove the error by canceling, or selecting OK, and therefore cannot find a way to continue, other than by a hard reset.

During installation, I selected to do a graphical login. Is there a way to bypass this option on startup so I can get to a command line and perhaps do some troubleshooting?

Can anyone suggest where to start debugging the installation? Maybe trying to remove and reinstall Gnome? Will the RPM manager check for proper installation?

I guess I could simply try a total reinstall, but this seems like a cowards way out and I wont learn how to troubleshoot the problem.
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- hcooper   Install Help   Oct 30 2002, 07:56 PM
- - chrisw   you can boot up in single user mode when you boot ...   Oct 31 2002, 11:00 AM

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