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Re: Uninstallation of GRUB with windows or use of xwindow system

On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, [od] eeman wrote:
> I installed debian recently and i believed it would be somewhat like
> slackware linux. Apparently I was wrong. At first I thought it would
> be nice to dual boot debian with windows (and it is) But this was
> because I had originally thought that the start and startx and xconf
> would work with debian thinking they were standard linux commands.

You most likely want to actually install the X server.

Running tasksel and selecting the desktop task is the easiest method.

Alternatively, apt-get install xwindow-system;

As a final note, debian-user@lists.debian.org is the proper list to
request user support. This list is primarily for discussions relating
to the project itself.

Don Armstrong

"There's no problem so large it can't be solved by killing the user
off, deleting their files, closing their account and reporting their
REAL earnings to the IRS."
 -- The B.O.F.H..

http://www.donarmstrong.com              http://rzlab.ucr.edu

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