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Re: can't start kde

Check if your local interface (lo) is mounted at boot in 
(/etc/network/interfaces) ;-)


Le Samedi 29 Octobre 2005 09:59, Theo Schmidt a écrit :
> Emil-Valentin Toma schrieb:
> > Hi, I'm new in using debian pure.
> >
> > After first install, install also kde, reboot, the
> > login window appears but after few second kde doesn't
> > start but come back in login window.
> ...
> I had similar difficulties with three Sarge installations. The default
> is Gnome and gdm. It is possible to select software during installation
> with the program aptitude, but this is a dangerous program with a not
> very intuitive pseudo-GUI unsuitable for newcomers, so it is easy to
> foul things up at this stage. I suggest doing a complete new install of
> full graphical destop system not selecting anything with aptitude. You
> should then eventually get a graphical login screen (called gdm). This
> will start Gnome by default but it should be possible to select KDE as
> well.
> An easier alternative is to install KDE-Debian is from Knoppix. First
> start the Knoppix Live-CD or Live-DVD, e.g. Version 4.0. Then you can
> invoke the knoppix-installer (I believe it is called just that) from the
> root shell and select the Debian installation. You could also use the
> live-CD for a while as it is and create a permanent home on hard disk,
> which will not only hold data but also configurations and installed
> software. A system called union file system merges the files from home
> and from the CD. When everything is to your liking, you can then start
> the installation onto hard disk and all the changes will be
> incorporated. This is a quite unique and splendid way of installing.
> There is no difficulty if you have the required partitions and know
> where they are and do not have a complicated multiboot-system with
> various systems on various disks.
> However with Debian from Knoppix you will then have many programs from
> the unstable (Sid) fork of Debian, and some from testing (Etch), so you
> will eventually get problems, especially with KDE, if you start to
> install or uninstall things without paying great attention. Installing
> software can be done with kpackage, but IMHO synaptic is easier to use.
> Synaptic will relatively clearly warn you before removing KDE
> completely, which is often a result of trying to install, remove or
> update a single program in KDE. Knoppix uses standard Debian packages
> for most things.
> A further alternative is to install Kubuntu, which will give you a well
> configured KDE Debian-based system, but Kubuntu is not Debian and I'm
> not sure if it can be easily turned into a pure Debian.
> Theo Schmidt

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