HELP! Stuck in Command Line Mode at Startup!

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by excalibur313, Jan 21, 2004.

  1. excalibur313 macrumors 6502a

    excalibur313

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    Cambridge, MA
    #1
    I was trying to install some UNIX programs, specifically GNOME under X11. Whatever I did, I must have changed a file somewhere because my computer only starts up with the bash (i think) shell. How do I get it to boot back in OS X GUI? Thanks!
     
  2. spencecb macrumors 6502a

    spencecb

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    Nov 20, 2003
    #2
    Try holding down the "X" key when you turn on your Mac. This forces the computer to start up in OS X
     

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