convert Red Hat Linux 9 from command line to GUI

Posted on 2006-04-19
Last Modified: 2013-12-15
Is there a way to convert a Red Hat Linux 9 command line install to a GUI install?
Question by:jtrout4002
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    Accepted Solution

    yes. First, make sure you have all X libraries and gnome installed. Second, make sure your X is configured right by running startx from command line.

    If X works fine, edit /etc/inittab, the line that looks like this:


    should be


    and reboot. Note that your default services set will be different in runlevel 5.
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    Assisted Solution

    instead of startx you can try running kdm, gdm or xdm display managers.

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