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So, just randomly today when I booted Mandrake it didn't automatically load my Gnome desktop. I've tried a couple times now, but everytime I have to login in and type ...
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    X and Gnome Don't Boot Automatically Anymore


    So, just randomly today when I booted Mandrake it didn't automatically load my Gnome desktop. I've tried a couple times now, but everytime I have to login in and type startx to get to anything. This is kind of a pain in the butt. Linux boot times are slow enough as it is. Anyone know what config file I need to mess with to get X to start starting on its own again?

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    Look in your /etc/inittab and change : id:3:initdefault: into id:5:initdefault:
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    Thanks, it was a 3 like you said.

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    Glad to have helped
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