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Re: minimum X packages?

On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Branden Robinson wrote:

> On Sun, Feb 07, 1999 at 11:19:07AM -0800, Paul Nathan Puri wrote:
> > I recently upgraded to potato.
> > 
> > Now X starts and immediately dies.  Why would this be?
> This is (probably) a known bug in -9.  Upgrade to -10.
> > What are the minimum packages necessary to run X under potato (or in general)?
> xfree86-common
> xlib6g
> xbase-clients
> xserver-common
> xserver-(svga, s3v, mach64, ? -- depends on your video card)
> xfonts-base
> xfonts-75dpi (depending on your X clients you *might* be able to scrape by
> without this one)
> You will probably want a window manager and a terminal emulator as well.
> Read the extended description of xfree86-common as well.


why -10 insists on having tons of stuff installed i really
don't use?

like xfs, or rstart(d), or twm (is there any person alive who
uses twm?), or xmh, or xterm, or...



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