SUCCESS! Re: SL6 to F16??

Beartooth beartooth at
Tue Nov 1 21:11:22 UTC 2011

On Tue, 01 Nov 2011 13:23:20 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:

> On 01/11/11 11:43, Beartooth wrote:
>> On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 18:30:24 -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>> On 31/10/11 17:01, Beartooth wrote:
>>>> 	How do I remind it to boot to xfce instead of gnome??
>>>          Try startxfce4 or startxfce ...
>> 	Plain startxfce just got "command not found" -- but startxfce4
>> hit the jackpot. I'm on the machine, and have copied a couple of my
>> home folders to it (such as .pan2 in order to post).
>         I'm only up to F-15 but I have observed for some time that with
>         a new install or sometimes after a yum update I have to use
>         "startxfce4." Then on subsequent boots plain old "startx" works
>         until something gets updated, I don't know what or why, never
>         bothered trying to find out why since it's such a simple
>         workaround.

	Small glitch: I tried to log out, and got rebooted instead -- to 
some bad state where I had to reboot again, into init 3. From there I 
used startxfce4 again; I may edit my grub.conf (or whatever serves as one 
now) to make the init 3 permanent. I don't think I've needed a startx 
command since the early days of RH7; I'd all but forgotten it existed.

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

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