mandriva 2007

Discussion in 'Open Source' started by digitizen, Sep 16, 2006.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. digitizen

    digitizen New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2005
    Messages:
    157
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Behind the enemy lines.
    hey everyone

    i installed mandriva 2007 mini cd which i got from digit . now when ever i boot i dont get the option to select KDE or Gnome all i get is xorg which appears to have a blue background with a terminal and something called clock . how do i set my machine to boot into kde .
     
  2. mehulved

    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    5,790
    Likes Received:
    44
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    India, Mumbai, Marine Lines
    I doubt if mini cd has KDE or GNOME in it. It should be one of the windows manager that you are getting. Just right click on it and see if you can get some information on what you are running.
     
  3. OP
    OP
    digitizen

    digitizen New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2005
    Messages:
    157
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Behind the enemy lines.
    i did . i get a drop down menu which has the letter x in front of every submenu . if doesn have either gnome or kde can i installthe kde supplied with the dvd . if so how can i
    __________
    what i get when loging is a unix terminal and something called xclock in the left hand side corner
     
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2006
  4. Nimtshey

    Nimtshey New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2005
    Messages:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    Chhukha,Bhutan
    I also installed Mandriva mini CD which was with sept digit, i have sucessfully installed. but now problem is that i cannot open the mandriva as i see the user and password, when i insert my user and password, i get the command something like that (root@localhost#)
    i typed the startX but it says that bad command or command not present.
    please help me.
    __________
    I also installed Mandriva mini CD which was with sept digit, i have sucessfully installed. but now problem is that i cannot open the mandriva as i see the user and password, when i insert my user and password, i get the command something like that (root@localhost#)
    i typed the startX but it says that bad command or command not present.
    please help me.
     
    Last edited: Sep 20, 2006
  5. mehulved

    mehulved 18 Till I Die............

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2004
    Messages:
    5,790
    Likes Received:
    44
    Trophy Points:
    0
    Location:
    India, Mumbai, Marine Lines
    it's startx not startX. Linux is case sensitive.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page