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When I set up Linux 5.0 I install Xwindows support and it will not start up and I have configured in in MetroX and I dont know the command line for XWindows!!! This is driving me crazy. I am really new to this so please keep it simple!!! Thanks, Jadefire
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Generally, startx is the command that will begin an X session. If you always want to use X Windows, you can edit /etc/inittab so that xdm is the default at boot, and by logging in it automatically starts an X session for you:

#id:3:initdefault:   # Run level 3 is multiuser, command line.
id:4:initdefault:    # Run level 4 is XDM.

Hope that helps,

Jim
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