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Re: No xorg dependency for kde-minimal?

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 00:02:10 +0100, Diederik de Haas wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm setting up a virtualbox image to do some testing and installed kde-minimal into it.
> After rebooting I didn't see KDE start up and executing 'startkde' produced the following msg:
> "$DISPLAY is not set or cannot connect to the X server."
> Searching with aptitude revealed that no single xorg package was installed.
> While I realise that this is kde-minimal, but isn't this a bit too minimal (=useless)?

The X server can run on a different computer than the X clients,
therefore it is not a given that everyone wants to install xorg
automatically when they install KDE (or any other program that needs an
X server for input and output). Even kde-full only "suggests" xorg.

Regards,            |
          Florian   |

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