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help me please!! I just installed mandriva linux 2007 and everything went smoothly during installation as i received no error messages, however after i choose linux from the bootloader it ...
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    Graphical desktop does not load


    help me please!! I just installed mandriva linux 2007 and everything went smoothly during installation as i received no error messages, however after i choose linux from the bootloader it takes me to a command prompt to log in and will not load up a graphical desktop I've tried the startx command and it does a bunch of stuff and then still does not load it and xfdrake command is not available please help me I dont know what else to do Thank You in advance!!

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    What error message did you get? My thoughts are that X is not configured properly. Have you tried configuring X with xorgconfig yet?

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    ... or you might try typing startkde ...
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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    Quote Originally Posted by fingal
    ... or you might try typing startkde ...
    Doing this will only work if you chose KDE as your DE and X is working .

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