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Old 02-04-2006, 09:57 PM   #1
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apt-get doesnt work for me?

Ok, well iv read a few guids. i want to install xfree86.

I type su, enter pass. then type apt-get install x-windows-system and then i dont get anything it says broken. I was wondering would i have to install my mobo drivers or something for it to recognize my itnernet ( im useing mobos ethernet plug)

Im a noob at this.

Old 02-04-2006, 10:54 PM   #2
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Are you using stable/unstable/testing?
If it is broken, just wait untill they fix it. This can happen when you use unstable.
Old 02-04-2006, 11:26 PM   #3
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its apt-get install x-window-system

you have x-window"s"-system

with out the quotes tho...
Old 02-05-2006, 11:42 AM   #4
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o ya, thats a typo. but i did apt-get install x-window-system-core and that one worked so thats good enough, but im trying gentoo out now. thanks for help.


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