Linux Help
guides forums blogs
Home Desktops Distributions ISO Images Logos Newbies Reviews Software Support & Resources Linuxhelp Wiki

Welcome Guest ( Log In | Register )



Advanced DNS Management
New ZoneEdit. New Managment.

FREE DNS Is Back

Sign Up Now
 
Reply to this topicStart new topic
> X Does not start on boot!
johnnabn
post Apr 1 2003, 08:04 PM
Post #1


Whats this Lie-nix Thing?
*

Group: Members
Posts: 3
Joined: 15-March 03
Member No.: 553



I am using Mandrake 9.1

I can not switch tto a graphical login. I set it to graphical login with the Mandrake Control Center, but it was already set to.

/etc/inittab is set to runlevel 5 already, and i ran telinit 5.

I cant get it to work. -Once I do a console login, and type startx it all works fine.

plz help

johnnabn
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post
Corey
post Apr 2 2003, 08:47 AM
Post #2


Its GNU/Linuxhelp.net
*******

Group: Admin
Posts: 1,254
Joined: 21-September 02
From: St John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Member No.: 3



In order for you to have graphical login, you need to make sure that you have a graphical login manager installed. Examples of these are GDM (Gnome) , KDM (Kde) and XDM (Other). Make sure one of these 3 are in your path (whereis kdm). If it is, then you need to make a script in your runlevel directory that executes the login manager on bootup. In this scenario, you would want to create the script in /etc/rc5.d (runlevel 5 directory). Please note that gdm, kdm and xdm usually all create the scripts for you in this location, so chances are, if this isn't executing for you, then the package must not be installed. If it is installed and for some reason it didn't create the scripts, you can just copy one of the other scripts as a template and change it to suit your login manager.


--------------------
Corey Quilliam
(former) Linuxhelp.ca Administrator
cquilliam-AT-gmail-dot-com

Want to help out Linuxhelp.net? Check out our Linuxhelp Wiki and see if there are some articles you would like to submit!!

--
Ubuntu 8.04 64-bit - Work Laptop (HP-Compaq NC6400 Core2)
Kubuntu 8.04 64-bit - Desktop (HP m8120n QuadCore)
Ubuntu 6.04 - Server (I'm not upgrading this baby until support runs out in 2012) (Some old POS dell)
Go to the top of the page
 
+Quote Post

Reply to this topicStart new topic
1 User(s) are reading this topic (1 Guests and 0 Anonymous Users)
0 Members:

 



RSS Lo-Fi Version Time is now: 23rd October 2017 - 08:44 AM