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Old 07-31-2014, 11:18 AM   #1
Kin_php
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Talking Debian loader


I have installed Debian to my lop top, and I can not load GUI desktop can anyone help?
I also tried to dual boot, it over ride my window, can I still recover?
 
Old 07-31-2014, 02:36 PM   #2
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I have installed Debian to my lop top, and I can not load GUI desktop can anyone help?
How did you install Debian? What desktop would you like to use? (Gnome? KDE? XFCE?...)
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I also tried to dual boot, it over ride my window, can I still recover?
Sorry I know nothing about windows. I guess it would depend on how you set up your partitions. You give no information about what you did so it's hard to answer your question.
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Old 07-31-2014, 03:39 PM   #3
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If it was Windows, it will wipe all other pre-existing OS's off your disk.
If you want dual boot, put Windows on first, resize your disk, then install Debian etc...

BTW Don't load a server version of Debian if you want a desktop version.
 
Old 08-01-2014, 01:11 AM   #4
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If it was Windows, it will wipe all other pre-existing OS's off your disk.
If you want dual boot, put Windows on first, resize your disk, then install Debian etc...
I got the impression the OP loaded Debian on to of Windows rather than the reverse. ("over ride my window" [sic] = "overwrite Windows")

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BTW Don't load a server version of Debian if you want a desktop version.
I've been using Debian for a long time and I've never heard of a "server version" and this link confirms its non-existence.
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