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Re: Hanging GUI

Mark Haney wrote:
> Okay everyone, I have a really odd problem.  I have a FC box that's
> simply not bringing up a full login GUI.  It's defaulted to GNOME, but
> for some reason that I can't find it's just showing a blue screen with
> a rotating hourglass.
> Now, the system itself has had a working GUI for quite a while until
> this last reboot.  I'm not totally upset over the lack of GUI since
> it's a server, but is there a way to restart GUI?  I can't find xdm or
> gdm to restart, so I'm lost on this.
> Or, even better, is there a way to force this box to boot to runlevel
> 3 instead of 5?  I've never done that before, so I'm not sure the
> easiest way to do it in FC.


Hope this helps,


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