F16 Beta XFCE problem

Beartooth beartooth at comcast.net
Tue Nov 1 16:14:25 UTC 2011

On Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:25:00 -0600, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:

> So I installed F16 Beta on a low end box and deselected GNOME and
> selected XFCE in the installer. System installed but gdm does not
> complete its startup. [....]

	See my thread on the fedora general list beginning Sunday and 
titled "SL6 to F16??" which turned into one about xfce. Briefly, the 
answer there turned out to be this:

	ssh into the unfinished startup and do init 3 (or get into level 
3 any other way you can). At your user prompt, type "startxfce4" and hit 

Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck Not Quite Clueless Power User
I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is.

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