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Hello, I am using Mandriva 2010 and my graphical interface was working fine. But suddenly it switched off to console mode and even after trying Alt+Ctrl+F7 it is not able ...
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    Thumbs down [SOLVED] Prob to load GNOME desktop!


    Hello,

    I am using Mandriva 2010 and my graphical interface was working fine. But suddenly it switched off to console mode and even after trying Alt+Ctrl+F7 it is not able to load graphical interface.
    I tried rebooting but still it is loading console mode only!

    Any help will be highly appreciated!
    Thanks!

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    What happens if you login to the terminal and run the command "startx" (minus the quotes).

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    Post gnome load prob!

    It says:
    -bash: startx: command not found

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    I'm not sure why startx would not be found because its part of the Xserver package required to start a GUI. Try
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    sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg gdm
    After that run "startx" and see if the command is found and the GUI is started.

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    Question prob loading GNOME!

    Thanks for your reply!
    Can you let me know the command to load from CD since I do not have internet connection in the machine.
    Generally I load using rpmdrake or the visual tool but since that is not available through the console mode then how to install packages!

    Thanks!

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    Question prob loading GNOME!

    Sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg gdm
    gives : sudo: apt-get: command not found

    I am using Mandriva 2010. I tried with urpmi install xserver-xorg gdm
    but it gave: No package named xserver-xorg

    What package to be loaded for Mandriva?

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    On Mandriva try
    Code:
    urpmi xorg xorg-x11 gdm

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    Question problem with GNOME!

    Thanks for replying!
    urpmi xorg xorg-x11 gdm worked and installed correctly.
    After reboot it was able to load GNOME perfectly.

    Thanks!

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