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> Im New And Im Stumped!, i can't get past the command prompt
aaron
post Jul 6 2005, 05:54 AM
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iv just loaded mandrake 9.2 which was attached to "the comlete linux handbook". and when i load linux i get "local host login_" so i write root or my user name then i get "password" so i put it in, then i get "[aaron(or root)@localhost aaron]$". so this is about where i get stuck, can anyone help please????????
because this isn't even mentioned in the handbook. HELP!
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michaelk
post Jul 6 2005, 06:49 AM
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Your at the command line prompt. Either x windows might not of been configured correctly or you might not of selected it to start at boot. Try entering the command:
startx

If you see a bunch of messages but no GUI post the errors and your video card make/model.
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