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command to access standard linux gui

wvsa
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command to access standard linux gui

Greetings all,

New to linux, have established a connection to linux server using reflectionX, what is the command that brings up the standard linux gui, the one that has the redhat in the lower right hand corner.

Thank you

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Huc_1
Honored Contributor

Re: command to access standard linux gui

The usual method to start the gui fron a console on most linux is

startx

this should triger the gui

note this will start the default Window manager this could be kde,gnome, "bluecurve".

You can change this using the command

switchdesk

Have fun

Jean-Pierre Huc
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Steven E. Protter
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Re: command to access standard linux gui

You may need to run xconfigurator first so that X knows what kind of monitor and other relavent hardware you have.

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