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Old 09-16-2003, 02:40 PM   #1
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i installed a MINIMAL installation of RH8, i logged as root, but no startx command...


i installed a MINIMAL installation of RH8, i logged as root, but no startx command...
what should i do now to install everything needed to run KDE or GNOME, is there a text based software installer in RH8?
help.
 
Old 09-16-2003, 06:04 PM   #2
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Try the install CD again

Try to use the install CD again (i.e. boot from the install CD, then hopefully there is a menu for installing software). Could this help? (Sorry, just guessing).

Or at least, probably you can just reinstall the Linux distro, if it's fresh. This won't hurt (esp if you have no data/custom settings).
 
Old 09-17-2003, 12:30 AM   #3
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yes, reinstalling the whole rh8 wont hurt, im just curious
if there is a tool that can handle rpms via txt mode
 
Old 09-17-2003, 12:32 AM   #4
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um, could try urpmi as root, if you have internet setup on the machine
 
Old 09-17-2003, 12:33 AM   #5
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oh ok.... i will try that... ure also using RH8?
 
Old 09-17-2003, 12:34 AM   #6
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oops, i think that is only mandrake
 
Old 09-17-2003, 12:34 AM   #7
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oh i see..... hmmmmmmm
 
Old 09-17-2003, 01:14 AM   #8
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reboot from ur RH8 CD and upgrade ur system..
in upgrade select KDE and Gnome options..
ur X will start..
RH minimal install does not have X-Server in it...
 
Old 09-17-2003, 06:50 AM   #9
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got it thanks dude
 
  


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