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Re: Please help

On Fri, 04 Mar 2011 10:33:45 +0000, Lisi wrote:

> On Friday 04 March 2011 04:06:50 Ryan Collins wrote:
>> Someone for the love of GOD, help me. I've installedDebian 6.0(squeeze)
>> on my dell inspiron 6000. All I have to show for it is a shell. 


> I have just (for the first time in years) installed a default install of
> Squeeze.
> It starts up in the command line.  No sign of X.  This deos not cause me
> a problem, since I was doing it just to see what happened.  But I can
> see that it would cause problems to newbies.  There is obviously a bug.

Have you both guys tried to run "startx" and see what happens?

The most common causes I can think to be dropped in console after the 
installation are:

1/ GNOME (or other DE/windows manager) is not (select to be|properly) 
2/ A problem with the VGA driver



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