Re: Install kde-desktop on existing debian install
On Sun, 09 Oct 2011 11:00:22 -0500, Harry Putnam wrote:
> Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> How does your "/etc/apt/sources.list" file look like?
> deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main
> deb-src http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ wheezy main
> deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main
> deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main
So you are in testing. I hope you now what that means :-)
I see you have omitted "contrib" and "non-free", is that intended?
>>> I am able to login to an X session.
> I should have explained further that the X session I am able to log into
> is by startx with .xinitrc aimed at fluxbox.
So you get no KDE login? :-?
> Only to find it is not installed. This is very confusing. It would
> seem that installing kdm-full would at least install the display
Errr, did you read the said instructions, right? ;-)
Most users will also want to install kdm. There are still a couple of
kdetoys Desktop amusements
kdesdk Software development tools
Translations packages are kde-l10n-XX where XX is your language code
It seems that you have to manually pull that package.
> Further it would seem the dpkg -L kdm would not list files if kdm were
> not installed.
> So I am now installing kdm
> I'm sure things will change with an actual display manager in tow. I'm
> rebooting now and see what happens.
Okay, hope all goes well now :-)