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getting X in Debian Sarge

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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?

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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.

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