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Old 01-11-2005, 01:56 AM   #1
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fresh mandrake 10.1 install...need kde

so i installed mandrake 10.1 from the 3 iso's they have for dl. can't get a desktop up but have the shell up and running.....need some advice on how to install kde....or i'm a retard and don't know how to start it.

pls help!
Old 01-11-2005, 02:53 AM   #2
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try typing startx in the console
Old 01-11-2005, 08:18 PM   #3
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Originally posted by heema
try typing startx in the console
thanks for the tip....but it didn't work.

i'm logged in as root automatically.

is there a way to download the packages from the command line?
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If you installed the KDE environment when installing mandrake you should be given a prompt at startup to choose what you want to use. I believe that unless you change some options KDE is the default. Are you sure it was correctly installed
Old 01-11-2005, 08:55 PM   #5
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Originally posted by on_da_decks
thanks for the tip....but it didn't work.

i'm logged in as root automatically.

is there a way to download the packages from th command line?
This is not smart in any sense of the word. You need to create an unpriviledged user, and then try initiating X.


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