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Old 12-06-2003, 11:16 PM   #1
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Installing Gnome


Running MDK 9.2 off cd and I want to install Gnome. What problems might I encounter and what set up is required? (Don't have to download it)
 
Old 12-07-2003, 02:19 AM   #2
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not much once you install from the cd hopefully kdm (?) will pick up on it and you can choose to put into gnome from there, if not, create a custom, small init script as ~/.initrc
 
Old 12-07-2003, 11:27 AM   #3
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Thanks! I installed Gnome and it asked for cd 2 then cd 1. It installed but it won't load. What do I need to do to get it up and running?

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Old 12-07-2003, 06:15 PM   #4
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what do you mean by it won't load, what are the errors?
 
Old 12-07-2003, 06:26 PM   #5
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No errors, I set it to boot Gnome and it boots to KDE. Like Gnome isn't there. Tried Lilo and Grub with no success. Haven't tried a command. What would it be?
 
Old 12-07-2003, 10:26 PM   #6
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You have most likely chosen to automatically log in one user - which results in a KDE desktop each time you boot. Just choose to log out, then log back in with the proper desktop selection.

Let us know if that solves your problem!
 
Old 12-07-2003, 11:38 PM   #7
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That worked. Thanks. Another question, Gnome looks pretty much like KDE, KPPP and KDE themes still showing thru. I haven't congiured it yet but I was thinking it would be totally different. Has Gnome icons and menu, taskbar.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:00 AM   #8
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That worked. Thanks. Another question, Gnome looks pretty much like KDE, KPPP and KDE themes still showing thru. I haven't congiured it yet but I was thinking it would be totally different. Has Gnome icons and menu, taskbar.
Your question is a bit unclear. Perhaps you can phrase it differently?
In some sense, all graphical desktops are almost identical (icons, menu system, etc.) What features were you seeking but have not found?
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:19 AM   #9
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Ok, that takes care of the appearance. I do have an error though. At login I get this message : "Could not look up internet address for IspWest. This will prevent Gnome from operating correctly. It may be possible to correct the problem by adding IspWest to the file /etc/hosts." IspWest is my ISP. It doesn't do that with KDE. How do I add it to the specified file? Thanks.
 
  


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