On Tue, Oct 27, 1998 at 07:33:06PM +0000, Ruud de Bruin wrote:
> I am having problems in using xf86setup from slink. I am starting from
> scratch and have choosen a "complete development environment" during the
> initial setup. I am trying to get all the programs from slink via apt.
> I am having problems with xf86setup. This programs refuses to start
> because many programs are not yet installed on my HD. However, it is very
> difficult to find the programs that are needed on the slink distribution.
> (E.g. on one occasion it needed a README file).
> Can someone tell me which .deb files need to be installed before xf86setup
> can succesfully be launched?
I tried setting up a machine for a friend last night and ran into the
same problem. I'm guessing that new X packages will solve these problems,
since we've been warned to put X on hold. ;) One thing I noticed is that
there don't appear to be many (or any?) of the necessary dependencies
between the new X packages. Also, the old X font packages are still on
the FTP site.
I managed to get things running, but not with x86setup. I had to tweak
a lot of stuff by hand and I had to keep going back to find yet another