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i get this error: gdm configuration file failed. i am usinh centOS 5.5 32bit Thank you in advance...
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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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    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. ?
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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):

    /etc/gdm/gdm.conf
    /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf
    /etc/gdm/custom.conf

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

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