RedHat Linux 7.2 - Changing bootup to KDE interface help

Posted on 2005-04-28
Last Modified: 2013-12-15

I loaded KDE in a new install of Redhat Linux 7.2 but its booting to the console. Where do I edit the boot GUI interface to bootup using KDE?


Chris B.
Question by:cbarone2004
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    >  its booting to the console.
    Edit /etc/inittab
    id:3:initdefault:  ====>  id:5:initdefault:

    Then reboot. At login window, select "Session" to KDE and make it as default.
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    To make KDE the default session, you may also have to do following:
    Login to the system.
    Then at $ prompt try:
    $ switchdesk kde
    This will switch your session into KDE desktop from the next time you start your system.

    Note you will still have to edit your inittab file.

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    try linuxconf or setup at the command line. it's been a while but i think one of those will give you a little gui action to configure that. startx or init 5 will bring you to 5 from the command line IIRC.

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