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Re: An issue with the Debian installer

On 2015-09-26, Curt <curty@free.fr> wrote:
> On 2015-09-25, Brad Rogers <brad@fineby.me.uk> wrote:
>> On Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:07:34 +0200
>> Zack <emailme2015@gmx.com> wrote:
>> Hello Zack,
>>>I do not understand why the installer do not install the desktop
>>>environment (GNOME).
>> Because you didn't tell it to.
> He appears to have the startx command (he's as short on specifics as he
> is long on complaints), so normally when issuing that command at the
> console without any GUI environments or window managers installed
> whatsover should get him a terminal emulator in a window with a big
> black X for a mouse cursor (if memory serves, maybe I'm all wet).

Or maybe I'm thinking of xinit?

Would you have startx at all if you installed no kind of GUI whatsoever.

The answer to these questions and more in the next installment.

> He says the system reboots. That's not normal; something's going haywire
> somewhere.


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