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Re: SL6 to F16??

From: Joe Zeff <joe_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 31 2011 - 20:57:37 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/31/2011 01:06 PM, Beartooth wrote:
> But something is still wrong. It gets part way through booting,
> then gives me an error box saying it failed to load session "gdm-shell"
> and a Log Out button. Clicking the button just takes you back to the same
> error box.

It sounds as though you don't have a display manager installed to handle
logging in. Try going to an alternate tty with Ctrl-F2, logging in and
running startx. If that works, try installing gdm, logging out and
rebooting.
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