RE: How to manually start gnome?

From: Smith, Albert (Albert.Smith_at_genexservices.com)
Date: 03/17/05

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    Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 19:10:45 -0500
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    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: redhat-list-bounces@redhat.com
    > [mailto:redhat-list-bounces@redhat.com] On Behalf Of Seth G
    > Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2005 7:06 PM
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    > Subject: Re: How to manually start gnome?
    >
    > Thanks for the tip Ed,
    >
    > actually when I run "startx" I get the error that the command
    > was not found.
    > Similarly a locate for startx (after the database was built)
    > returns nothing. I also checked for that log file (The
    > XFree86) and I couldn't find it.
    >
    > I'm running v. 4 of Enterprise WS
    >
    >
    >
    > >From: Ed Greshko <Ed.Greshko@greshko.com>
    > >Reply-To: General Red Hat Linux discussion list
    > ><redhat-list@redhat.com>
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    > >Subject: Re: How to manually start gnome?
    > >Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 07:27:23 +0800
    > >
    > >Seth G wrote:
    > >>I just installed Enterprise Linux WS and get the typical
    > error "Init "x"
    > >>respawning too fast" when X windows won't start.
    > >>
    > >>I'm trying to start it manually to get a more explicit
    > error (yes I've
    > >>checked /var/log/messages) but I guess startx has been deprecated.
    > >>
    > >>What's the new method for starting gnome manually? Keep in
    > mind that
    > >>I'm already at Init(5) and gnome is not launching.
    > >
    > >startx is just fine....but you don't say what level of RH you are
    > >running either. You may actually want to look in
    > /var/log/XFree86.0.log.
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    Check to see if X windows is installed:

    rpm -qa |grep -i xfree

    You should see something similar to the following:

    XFree86-100dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-xdm-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-devel-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-2-75dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-75dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-2-100dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-xfs-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-15-100dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-twm-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-cyrillic-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-9-75dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-15-75dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-ISO8859-9-100dpi-fonts-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-tools-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-KOI8-R-1.0-6
    XFree86-libs-4.1.0-29
    XFree86-jpfonts-2.1-24
    XFree86-KOI8-R-75dpi-fonts-1.0-6

    Albert Smith
    Sr. Unix Systems Administrator
    HPCSA, RHCT
    Genex Services
    440 E. Swedesford Rd.
    Wayne, PA 19087
    albert.smith@genexservices.com
    (610) 964-5154

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