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Re: woody : X install

On Mon, 2002-10-21 at 03:39, Vikram wrote:
> A woody X install did not work via the "simple install" [non dselect]
> method on a friends machine. So it dumped me into console on boot. I
> needed to configure X ..... and I find out that [from irc] I have to:
> "install discover, read-edid, and mdetect, and purge and reinstall
>  xserver-xfree86 using `dpkg --force-depends -P xserver-xfree86; apt-get
>  install xserver-xfree86"`"
> I did it and it works great but I think its not such an easy thing for a
> new user.

Yes, that is a bug in Debian.  We are going to fix it for the next

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