Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Fail to start Linux/Fedora in GUI mode .....

Fail to start Linux/Fedora in GUI mode
Step 1: Start your computer in runlevel one (1).
Step 2: change the line
id:5:initdefault:
as
id:3:initdefault:

in /etc/inittab file, so that the system can start in text mode and reboot the system using "reboot" command.
step 3:
Open the file "/etc/X11/xorg.conf " in a text editor (vi).
Change the color Depth to 15 in each "Display" SubSection.
Save the file.
Now use the command "startx" & enjiy.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Testing....

Anonymous said...

I installed fedora 8 in text mode and was booting to the bash shell too. I just typed startx and voila, and the gui started just fine. whoohoo