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I newly installed a suse11 sp1 box. after the initial installation I do get a pretty gnome based desktop, but after reboot what i get is just a text prompt, the user I login with has a run level of 5, so I'm puzzled, any of you can give me some tips on it?

In short, my question can be like this: how to enable gnome in Suse11.

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if you run startx after logging in as an ordinary user, does the desktop come up? –  Paul Jan 11 '12 at 2:59
    
@Paul no, startx gives me a very primitive x based desktop, I'm pretty sure it's gnome –  HaiYuan Zhang Jan 11 '12 at 3:14
    
Ok, once you login, can you do sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart –  Paul Jan 11 '12 at 3:17

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