Computer in xterm
2009/12/5 Ross Schoenauer <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I am running AMD64 with Ubuntu and Kubuntu installed with "no log in
> required". *I switched to xterm on startup and now can not get out of
> it. *When I restart it goes to xterm automatically *because the no log
> in required. *I need a command in xterm *to start *ubuntu.
> Thank you in advance.
and restart (try Ctrl-Alt-Backspace and if does not work Ctrl-Alt-Del,
and if this does not work either maybe typing "exit" in the xterm will
do). That should erase your default desktop and thus go to the system
default one (Gnome or KDE).
Just a word of vocabulary: Ubuntu is the complete operating
system. What you are looking after is a desktop environment. The
most famous (under Ubuntu) are Gnome (selected for Ubuntu) and
KDE (selected for Kubuntu). There are others, among which XFce.
The xterm you are offered can be considered an extremely minimal
desktop environment (or something that is not really a desktop
environment) in any case ubuntu is already "started" when you
Hope this helps,
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