[linux-help] Re: CD-ROM boot problems RH7.3 --> Now X graphical login.
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On RedHat 6, the tool I use to configure X is XF86Setup. It has
somewhat nice graphical interface to it, and it gets its job done.
From: linux-help-bounce@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:linux-help-bounce@xxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Ivan Trail
Sent: Sunday, June 02, 2002 12:04 PM
Subject: [linux-help] Re: CD-ROM boot problems RH7.3 --> Now X graphical
OK, I should have provided more information...
I can get X to run beautifuly by using the command startx. It wil then
run the window manager of choice.
The only problem I am having is that the system starts with a text
login, which is no real problem, but I am trying to teach the family to
appreciate linux and a few friends also. Let's face it, most average
everyday computer users are not comfortable with a command prompt, or
shell, or what have you. Thus I would like to have the graphical login
to impress the neighbors.
The thing I was looking for was the X configuration tool. On Mandrake
it is called XDrake or the like, but I cannot remember the equivalent on
RH. I know also that there are several different tools to achieve the
same thing. I just cannot remember the names of them.
The suggestions from all of you are splendid and I really appreciate
them, and I will report back on what I have found. I love the real
technical answers, as it helps me re-learn, or learn the way all this
works. It is hard to believe how much this has changed since RH5.2 and
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[linux-help] Re: CD-ROM boot problems RH7.3, amccadden, 2002/06/01