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Re: debian

on Wed, Oct 22, 2003 at 01:05:53PM +0100, David Lorenzo (dlorenzo@telefonica.net) wrote:
> Hello, I am trying to install debian from a cd i got from a magazine
> but i am not very good at linux so i dont know if it is me who is not
> installing it properly. 
> The problem is that i get to install it and when i choose what to
> install with tasksel i cannot pick any X-Window-System from the menu
> and so i think i am not installing properly any desktop environment
> and it never starts with gnome or kde though i know i have configure
> gnome2 (i upgraded it from another cd). The further i have got is to
> when debian tries to run gnome (after upgrading to gnome2) but it says
> something like "X-Window is not configure, do you want to configure
> now?" I pick yes but it doesnt do anything. 
> Another problem i had during installation is that the locales in the
> cd (i guess they are not very well), i cannot choose anyone of them.
> So that when i finished installation my keyboard doesnt work properly
> and debian keeps saying all the time "keyboard unknown scancode" or
> something like that. 
> I really appreciate your help because i wrote to the magazine telling
> them the problems and they havent helped. Thankyou very much for your
> time. 

Please set your mailer/editor linewrap to 68-75 characters.  I strongly
recommend 72 as a good default.

Thank you.



Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>        http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
 What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
  Backgrounder on the Caldera/SCO vs. IBM and Linux dispute.

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