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Re: Starting X (KDE) from chroot possible?

On Sat, Nov 12, 2005 at 08:48:26PM +0100, Frank wrote:
> you are correct, I forgot to install the xbase-fonts package.
> Should have been a dependency though, if the xserver doesn't start without it. 
> But that is certainly not Debian's bug, but Ubuntu's.

No, Debian's X server package (xserver-xorg) doesn't depend on the fonts
either, because they could be supplied by a font server on the network
instead of local files.

Given that it seemed to hard-lock your machine I think the problem is
more serious than missing fonts. Possibly due to missing bind mounts;
you certainly want /proc, /sys, and probably shared /tmp mounted in the

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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