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    GDM file

    i get this error: gdm configuration file failed.

    i am usinh centOS 5.5 32bit

    Thank you in advance

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    gdm is the Gnome Display Manager that provides a gui login screen and starts your window manager(s) as required. 1) are you sure you have gnome properly installed? 2) are you starting with runlevel 5? If not starting at runlevel 5, how are you trying to start gdm?
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    Did you change anything in GDM conf file? Installed new theme etc. ?
    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.
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    i did not change anything in gdm conf file, and i am just trying to start runlevel 5

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    Show your GDM config file(s):


    You can run this command to show if any GDM files have been modified (like the conf file):
    rpm -qV gdm

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