Re: Install X windows
Shashank Bhide wrote:
Assuming you have /etc/apt/sources.list configured properly (and you
probably do, from your installation), you can install a text-based web
browser with the command:
I have installed a test system with potato debian and want to have
the KDE installed onto the system. The problem that I am facing is I
do not have a text browser to search for packages and install them.
Which packages would I need to install in order to get KDE installed
on to the system? Can I add Xwindows after I have installed the base
system ?(using apt?) If so where could I get the packages to install
the same? Please help me out.
apt-get install lynx
(or apt-get install links for a different browser - there are others as
To install the X Window System, you can either use the command
"tasksel", or just use apt to install individual packages, which is the
route I would go, something like:
apt-get install xbase-clients xserver-xfree86 xfonts-base xfonts-100dpi
I think you can use "tasksel" to install KDE, but I'm not sure, or you
could just try "apt-get install kde".
To look at possibly interesting packages, you can search the repository
with a command like:
apt-cache search kde | grep games
which will find all packages mentioning both kde and games