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Since a few months I have been facing a problem with Fedora 15. Whenever I start my system, the command prompt is displayed instead of the GUI login. I need to provide a username and password from the command line every time, and after that I have to run startx.

Whats wrong with my system? Is there any missing file or configuration? How do I fix this problem?

Do i need to reinstall my system to solve this problem?

Any help and idea will be appreciated.

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Is a display manager like gdm or kdm installed? –  jofel Dec 31 '12 at 10:33
    
yeah kdm is installed in my system. but /run/kdm/ directory seems empty. –  juned Dec 31 '12 at 10:38
    
did you change by any change the /etc/inittab? it should have a entry with the default run-level, which should be 5. also, check on you chkconfig if you have the gdm/kdm starting –  BitsOfNix Dec 31 '12 at 13:21
    
Nope,i didn't change anything in /etc/inittab/ and i checked i that file which contains nothing.and yeah i checked gdm or kdm is not started. –  juned Dec 31 '12 at 13:42
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Type runlevel into the command prompt and post what it says. –  cpast Dec 31 '12 at 15:33

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