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  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
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    Jul 2011

    Default Startx error


    Thanks for looking at this and helping. I'm a beginner to backtrack. I'm having an issue with starting Backtrack 5 from a live usb. I'm using x64 gnome distro. Whenever i try to use startx, i get the message "startx: not found". Ive looked, but i cannot find anyone who had the same problem as me. Is there any way to fix this? I've tried booting into safe mode, text mode, and default mode, but startx does not work with them either either.

    Thank you very much

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Re: Startx error

    You are probably typing startx on the boot prompt.

    Just press enter

  3. #3
    Just burned his ISO
    Join Date
    Jul 2011

    Default Re: Startx error

    Thanks for your prompt response bolexxx, but i don't think thats it. I'm starting my computer, booting from the flash drive, i choose the default option, then i wait for the next screen to finish loading. After it stops loading, i type startx. Is this the wrong time to do so?

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