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getting X in Debian Sarge

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#1 iamroot



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Posted 19 October 2005 - 09:50 PM

I've just got a Debian Sarge network install disc and successfully installed the disc. However, the install doesn't consist of X and any windows manager. Can anyone tell me the names of the X packages and GNOME or KDE so I can manually download and install them throught APT?

#2 danleff


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Posted 20 October 2005 - 05:25 AM

Try the following;

apt-get update to update the apt database (assuming you have repositories already set-up)

For X, do;

apt-get install x-windows-system

Or, you should be able to do;

apt-get install kde or apt-get install kdelibs

This should get you started.

See this article to get some ideas.

Once the GUI is up, then do;

apt-get install synaptic

This will give you the Synaptic package manager, which should be easier to use.

#3 iamroot



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Posted 20 October 2005 - 01:21 PM

Okay. Thanks guys...

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