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Starting X

Even if X doesn't start automatically when you login, it is possible to start it from the regular text-mode shell prompt. There are two possible commands that will start X, either startx  or xinit . Try startx first. If the shell complains that no such command is found, try using xinit and see if X starts. If neither command works, you may not have X installed on your system--consult local documentation for your distribution.



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Mon Apr 1 08:59:56 EST 1996