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Old 07-02-2002, 10:00 PM   #1
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Installing Gnome after initial installation


Hi,

I'm now running slackware 8.1 with blackbox. If i now want to install Gnome how can i do iT? Since i skipped installing Gnome during the slackware installation.

Thanks
 
Old 07-02-2002, 11:55 PM   #2
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To install the gnome simply mount the CD(if you are installing from the CD) or the partition from your hard disk then there is an executable file their which is install-package you execute it and then it will show you the package that you need to install. Simply mark X the package that you want to install or unmark if you don't want it to be installed.
 
Old 07-03-2002, 12:25 AM   #3
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Install-package of slackware cdrom or gnome?
 
Old 07-03-2002, 02:06 PM   #4
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I installed RH7.2 with kde & gnome. Afterwards I downloaded and installed blackbox & other window managers but they do not appear in login sreen menu where I select between kde/gnome.How can the new windows managers be added to log in screen drop down menu in REd Hat 7.2.
 
Old 07-03-2002, 05:24 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by uttamsaxena
I installed RH7.2 with kde & gnome. Afterwards I downloaded and installed blackbox & other window managers but they do not appear in login sreen menu where I select between kde/gnome.How can the new windows managers be added to log in screen drop down menu in REd Hat 7.2.
This clearly should have been started in its own thread.. has nothing to do with Nutshell's question.
 
Old 07-03-2002, 08:42 PM   #6
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Can anyone answer my question? WHich CD?
 
Old 07-03-2002, 10:30 PM   #7
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Of course in slackware's CD, where you will find a GNOME series that contains the packages for gnome.

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Old 07-04-2002, 12:04 AM   #8
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I installed it using pkgtool. When i type gnome-session in the command-line, it says: GTk warning: can't open display

I tried running gnome-session in xterm in blackbox the splash screen showed up but then it keeps saying "/dev/dsp no such device" and stopped. I had to ctrl+C to end it.

What do i put in .xinitrc to start gnome when i type startx?
 
Old 07-04-2002, 12:08 AM   #9
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Oh wait i got it to work. I typed "exec gnome-session" in my .xinitrc.

But it still says /dev/dsp not found no such device. But i really want my sound and i';m sure my sound card is supported...Creative SB Live!
 
Old 07-04-2002, 02:30 AM   #10
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Yeah, your sound IS supported. make sure it's in your kernel, if not module it in, and then add it to modules.conf
 
Old 07-04-2002, 02:40 AM   #11
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yea i modprobed emu10k1 but still no sound. Here's the output for lsmod:

Module Size Used by Not tainted
emu10k1 55680 0
sound 52876 0 [emu10k1]
ac97_codec 9568 0 [emu10k1]
soundcore 3236 7 [emu10k1 sound]
parport_pc 14404 1 (autoclean)
lp 6368 1 (autoclean)
parport 21664 1 (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
pcmcia_core 40896 0
ide-scsi 7456 0
8139too 13792 1
mii 1008 0 [8139too]
 
Old 07-04-2002, 02:52 AM   #12
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make sure you have permissions on /dev/dsp and /dev/audio
 
Old 07-04-2002, 02:56 AM   #13
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I chmod 777 to /dev/dsp, /dev/audio, /dev/mixer and still no sound....
 
Old 07-04-2002, 03:37 AM   #14
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Hmm, I just did a little digging, you may want to check out this post or this one, scroll about halfway down, finegan is mentioning something about sndconfig.
 
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I'm not using Red Hat i don't have sndconfig. I read through every post on your links also.
 
  


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