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Re: [SLE] Starting Gnome - SuSe 9.3
  • From: Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 17:06:14 -0400
  • Message-id: <200507281706.14868.gaf@xxxxxxx>
On Thursday 28 July 2005 4:56 pm, Kenneth Rhodes wrote:
> Jerry Feldman wrote:
> > On Thursday 28 July 2005 11:48 am, Kenneth Rhodes wrote:
> >>First, let me say I have tried searching the archives and
> >>I have tried several suggestions found there to no avail.
> >>
> >>these do not work:
> >>startx GNOME
> >>startx gnome
> >>startxgnome
> >>
> >>changed vitual terminals too - no joy.
> >
> > What error messages are you getting?
> > I have done this a number of times, many times to set up a second
> > session so I have both KDE and GNOME running. You may need to have
> > gnome in your path (/opt/gnome/bin).
>
> Thanks! :) adding /opt/gnome/bin/ to my .profile did the trick.
It's kind of like checking to see if an appliance is plugged in. It's a
standard Unix/Linux thing to do, but often overlooked.
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Jerry Feldman <gaf@xxxxxxx>
Boston Linux and Unix user group
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