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Old 08-20-2008, 02:59 AM   #1
mmishra
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installation problem-Mandriva 2008


I have just installed Mandriva 2008.0 on a brand new Wipro PC. the PC already has Vista installed and i have made it dual boot. the grub starts up normally and when i select Mandriva it starts up normal. but when i see the desktop there are no icons on it. if i logout and then in session type select kde then i m not able to log in. though when i go to mandriva control centre i can see kde packages installed. kindly help out.
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Old 08-20-2008, 04:31 AM   #2
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In Mandriva control center, in the package installation tool, make sure either "task-gnome" or "task-kde" is installed. Alternately, you can also select "task-ede", "task-e17", or "task-xfce". And in addition, you could install "task-3ddesktop", but tyt will be when you have at least one working 2D desktop.

That's for Mandriva 2008.0. Hopefully 2008.1 is not too different.

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