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Re: Wanting to use a gui with Debian.

On Sat, 2005-01-22 at 11:36 -0600, Kent West wrote:
> Patrick J. Farhar escribió:
> >
> >> I have installed Debian and want to use a gui to install other 
> >> packages such as Squid.  My purpose is use the server for caching web 
> >> pages.  I am NEW to linux and do not know how to make Debian give me 
> >> a gui interface at boot.
> >
> Try "apt-get install x-window-system kde kdm synaptic".
> This should install a basic X Window System, with the KDE environment 
> (lots of bells and whistles, so hope you have plenty of horse power / 
> RAM), and the KDM graphical login manager which will start the gui at 
> boot. It'll also install Synaptic, which is a gui front-end to apt.

Remember, this is going to be a server.

# apt-get install x-window-system synaptic icewm gdm

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