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Old 01-29-2001, 12:35 AM   #1
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After the initial install, it seems to be using gnome. Welp, that is what I elected to install and .gnome is in my /home/vaugerant dir.

When I have installed other distro's, the gnome desktop looked different. It has the "gnome" button(foot icon) for instance. This has a "windows" like desktop with a debian 2.2 start button. How can I get the gnome "look" in Debian?
 
Old 01-29-2001, 10:07 PM   #2
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May I suggest Helix Gnome? I am using it on my Debian box and like it quite a bit more than the stock gnome.
 
Old 01-30-2001, 03:17 AM   #3
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Thank you for the suggestion! Now if I can only figure out how to get helix gnome installed...

Is it available under apt-get?

 
Old 01-30-2001, 05:53 AM   #4
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Thumbs up Woohoo!

Welp, I didn't get Helix Gnome - BUT I did manage to update to Xfree86 4.0 and KDE 2.1beta2 under Debian!

Small feat, but gawd I am estatic!

How I did it:

1. Clean install - only installed Xwindows(core) + dev packages (gnome was not installed)
2. Added an unstable ftp site to /etc/apt/sources.list
3. apt-get install kdebase

apt-get is dah best thing since beer, welp I wouln't go quite that far...


 
Old 01-31-2001, 08:12 PM   #5
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The Helix install is great. Just type the following as root:
Code:
lynx -source http://go-gnome.com/ | sh
 
Old 02-02-2001, 04:59 PM   #6
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The Helix install is great. Just type the following as root:
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lynx -source http://go-gnome.com/ | sh
Thankx!
 
Old 12-04-2003, 05:21 PM   #7
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Can Helix be removed after installed?.

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Arthur1968

 
  


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