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OK Startx got me to the desktop but its unreadable. No text anywhere, just icons. Even the help bubble is just a tiny yellow box....
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    OK Startx got me to the desktop but its unreadable. No text anywhere, just icons. Even the help bubble is just a tiny yellow box.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed7063
    OK Startx got me to the desktop but its unreadable. No text anywhere, just icons. Even the help bubble is just a tiny yellow box.
    You need to configure the X Window System. Do this by logging in as root at the command line and running XF86Setup.

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    redhat 8 or 9 uses redhat-config-xfree86, which is easier than xf86config

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    Quote Originally Posted by adam7979
    redhat 8 or 9 uses redhat-config-xfree86, which is easier than xf86config
    Ah, thank you. I'm a little rusty.

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