Re: dpkg-reconfigure debconf
On Tue, 10 Jan 2006 19:59:57 -0500
"David R. Litwin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> During a normal Sid upgrade to the latest xorg, some thing went wrong and it
> didn't work. When it rebooted and dropped me straight to a terminal, I said,
> no problem; I'll apt-get install xserver-xorg. It didn't work. I removed X
> (since it never compiled properly in the first place) and tried to reinstall
> it. It needs debconf and friends. Well, I had set dpkg-reconfigure debconf
> to use KDE-style dialogues. That's very nice, but now I need to use it with
> out X so that I can get X.
> So, the question is: How do I reconfigure debconf to use dialogue (or which
> ever the option it is not to use KDE or Gnome style dialogues)?
> Thanks kindly in advance.
> (And yes, I know removing X wasn't so smart. I admitt, I gaffed a bit.
> Please don't boil me in a cauldron.... ;) )
ummm... its in your subject line. though you need sudo or to be root.
then select dialog.
> —A watched bread-crumb never boils.
> —My hover-craft is full of eels.
> —[...]and that's the he and the she of it.