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Text Only FC6??!?!

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OK, I tried to install Fedora Core 6 in graphical mode, and it failed (I had a weird screen show, like when you OC your GPU too much), so I did it in text mode... now I can only login with the interface below...
BTW the pic isn't mine.
How do I change that to a desktop interface, like KDE?
http://www.babytux.org/articles/howt...cd/screen3.png
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post #2 of 4
Try typing "init 5" to change the runlevel if its in runlevel 3 or your unsure. Also try typing "startx".

EDIT||
also try pressing ctrl+alt+F7
I just rebooted and it went to tty1. X server was already running.
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Yeah this is happening to me too...its really pissing me off
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init 5 worked for me, but it still loads like this on every boot...


(off topic) alt+s doesn't work in firefox 2!!!
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