Re: No xorg dependency for kde-minimal?
On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 02:00:13AM +0100, Jesús M. Navarro wrote:
> Hi, Sune:
> On Sunday 22 November 2009 01:19:39 Sune Vuorela wrote:
> > On 2009-11-21, Diederik de Haas <email@example.com> 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: "$DISPLAY is not set or
> > > cannot connect to the X server."
> > > Searching with aptitude revealed that no single xorg package was
> > > installed.
> > >
> > > While I realise that this is kde-minimal, but isn't this a bit too
> > > minimal (=useless)? (I know how to fix it, so no need to explain that)
> > You can run kde from a remote machine...
> But it usually (while not always) will be run locally. Therefore it should
> suggest an X environment (not a "hard" dependency but yes a "suggets").
There is a Recommends already:
ana@pryan:~$ apt-cache show kde-minimal
Maintainer: Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Depends: kdebase-runtime (>= 4:4.3.1), kdebase-workspace (>= 4:4.3.1),
kdebase-apps (>= 4:4.3.1)
Recommends: kdm (>= 4:4.3.1), xserver-xorg <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<-------
Suggests: kde-l10n (>= 4:4.3.1)