Re: how to start up gnome correctly

On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 22:58, maybelline mister wrote:
> Hi,
> I have installed redhat 7.0 and set the runlevel to 5.
> It runs gnome automatically but not quite yet. I see 3
> panels instead of just 1 display screen. There is
> problem with display.
> Hence, I upgraded Xfree86 from version 4.0.1a to
> 4.2.0. Now, X server is started automatically when the
> runlevel is 5. However, it displays the X term windows
> and Xclock. This is not the desktop that I want. I
> want to see gnome running automatically. 
> If I were to manually type gnome-session, gnome is
> started but it tells me that the window manager is not
> running well supported.
> So, how do I get gnome to run correctly when I set the
> runlevel to 5? How do I do the tunings?

When you log in, the login dialog (gdm probably) should have a sessions
menu which includes Gnome. If it doesn't, then try adding a script to
/etc/gdm/Sessions named "gnome" containing "exec gnome-session".


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