Re: installing debian on an: Apple PowerBook G4 550 (Gigabit - Ti)
sergio sevillano wrote:
i have tried many live cd distros un-successfuly
i gess im having trouble with the graphic card:
(ATI Mobility Radeon (4X AGP) graphics with 16 MB of DDR SDRAM;
screen size is 1152x768 )
so all previous installations where ok but after final reboot
i could not visualize the desktop.
finally i have installed debian502 but with no desktop.
plain console that looks ok to me.
can someone give me a hint of what should be next step?
i gess is finding a driver for the card,
then installing KDE?
Peter Rooney escribió:
you minght not have installed any Xserver or desktop environment
packages - you can try running
apt-get install kde
which installs everything needed. can you post the contents of file
i have finally installed xorg with "apt-get install xorg"
and then kde "apt-get install kde"
seems to install it ok
then i have run "startx" and ... blank page
now i can not get back to the console
i have shut down the machine
but now allways starts directly to the blank page after yaboot
sorry now i dont know how to take a look at
besides the blank page i have to tell you ive been using linux for a
couple of days so im not familiar with any syntax (commands)