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Old 06-27-2004, 07:56 PM   #1
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after a clean deabian sarge netinst..what packages should I install first??

Hi : did a clean debian sarge netinst install..sort of a minimal sarge... what packages should I install first and in what finally endup with a working gnome desktop ??
Can you specify them with the corresponding apt-get syntax plisss??

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Old 06-27-2004, 08:35 PM   #2
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this is the way i do it...

i use tasksel first
Base system
Kernel Build

i reboot and use aptitude from this point

i install
Xfree and related items
then Gnome selecting those items i need

my system has been up and running continuously fro several weeks except when i reboot do to certain updates that i think need a reboot...
Old 06-27-2004, 08:38 PM   #3
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In my case, after clean netinstallation I install x-window-system package and gnome packages
#apt-get install x-window-system
#apt-get install gnome
Old 06-28-2004, 11:12 AM   #4
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I install x-window-system fluxbox kde firefox thunderbird guarddog,I use fluxbox but use the tools from kde for printing ect.


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