Re: GUI in Debian 2.2r3
>I recently installed Debian on my computer. The
>problem is I can't seem to get the GUI to show up.
>I'm not even sure if I chose to install the GUI or
>If I didn't install the GUI, is there a way to install
>it without reinstalling the entire OS?
>If the GUI is installed, how do I get it to show up?
So you don't even know if you installed any GUI?
What? You installed Debian in your sleep? ;o)
Well if you don't get any GUI I assume your startup puts you
at a terminal login prompt.
Login with the user you made when you installed (you do
remember if you made an ordinary user during install I hope).
If nothing happens you may need to install a GUI (also called
Have your Debian CDs ready
Now select either the core X, or the complete X. Both will get
you 'a GUI'. Complete X will install pretty much all the GUI
stuff on the CDs, and that's a lot as far as I know. Be sure
you need it all.
If you want more than that return here and be more specific
about what you want.