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Old 07-19-2006, 09:43 PM   #1
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Is the Linux GUI on by default?

I need to know if the Linux GUI is "on" by default for the following distributions...
  • Arch
  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Gentoo
  • Mandriva
  • Red Hat

Thanks for the help!
Old 07-19-2006, 09:46 PM   #2
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For all those except Mandriva & Fedora (RedHat) It's "on" if you install it, "off" if you don't. I don't know if Mandriva & Fedora have an option to install without the GUI or not ... I doubt it. But even if it's there, you don't have to use it.

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Old 07-20-2006, 01:13 AM   #3
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Thanks again for the help!
Old 07-20-2006, 01:24 AM   #4
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Gentoo has nothing on by default. You build your system all by yourself


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