Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 08:16:36AM -0500, Paul Cartwright wrote:
1. when I run startx it auto logs me in on a minimal gui ( twm?). I installed gnome, I think, and want to log in using gnome, how do I change that?

2. I cannot su - to root, it says sorry. pam_group didn't seem like the answer, or I didn't read it right. How can I su to root from my account?
Is there anything special to able to do that from ssh?

I can't answer question #1.

As for #2, you need to add your username to the "wheel" group in
/etc/group.  That's all.  (You will have to log out then back in for the
changes to take effect)

3. the boot loader... This server has 2 drives, and I already had w2k server on drive 1, and ubuntu-server on drive 2. when I boot, I now get options for F2-DOS ( win2k boots) and F5 disk0/1. I can't seem to find any option for my ubuntu OS. Is there a way to change that bootloader option to add /dev/sdb6-ubuntu?

I think boot0cfg is the tool you'll want to use for this.  I've never
been in this situation, so I don't have a command to give you.  You can
use boot0cfg -v <disk> (e.g. boot0cfg -v ad0) to get information about
the boot0 configuration.

maybe I was looking in the wrong documentation, if any/all of this is in the docs, which one? the handbook?



Regarding question #1 just take a look at the FreeBSD Handbook, namely Chapter 5 "The X Window System" under section

Ricardo Jesus.

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