Bug 980930 - Fedora 18/19 don't boot into graphical mode if you select KDE at install
Fedora 18/19 don't boot into graphical mode if you select KDE at install
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kde-baseapps (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2013-07-03 11:11 EDT by Scott Baker
Modified: 2015-02-17 10:49 EST (History)
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Description Scott Baker 2013-07-03 11:11:00 EDT
Description of problem:

On both Fedora 18 and Fedora 19, when doing a KDE install Anaconda does not set the default runlevel to graphical (runlevel 5). Every install I've done like this requires me to manually set the target to graphical, to get KDE to auto start. If the user selects KDE as a desktop, it seems pretty clear they want to boot in to that mode by default.

How reproducible: Easy

Steps to Reproduce:
1) Install Fedora 18/19
2) Select KDE as your desktop environment (leave everything else default)
3) Complete the install and reboot
4) Notice you're at the text login, not the graphical login
Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2013-07-03 11:16:10 EDT
what kind of install?

from live image?
Comment 2 Scott Baker 2013-07-03 11:17:43 EDT
Network install, interactive (not kickstart). I can try a DVD install and update the ticket.
Comment 3 Scott Baker 2013-07-31 16:47:55 EDT
DVD install does the same thing. Boots to text mode, and I have to manually change it to graphical target.
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