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Re: Wanting to use a gui with Debian.

On Saturday 22 January 2005 22:53, Ron Johnson wrote:
> 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

Um... and just in case you are newer to Linux than you look... after running 
one or the other of the above commands, you'll want to run "kdm" or "gdm" as 
root ;-)

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