freeBSD query

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cyber19582

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i have installed freeBSD and i would like to now how do i exit if i login with a user name, i know that "shutdown -h now" works under the root login............what comand do i use to start the system..is it "startx", and if so, is that only via root
 
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hello, u need to be logged in as any user i beleive but dont qoute me to be able to use the startx command and to login use the command login then input ypur user name password ect..
 
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The system is started when you get the login prompt.You have to be root to shutdown the system,though you may be able to set up a regular user to do that .I have FreeBSD 4.7 but havent decided where I want to install it yet:)
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