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Old 08-19-2007, 12:44 PM   #1
benhulett
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X Window System...


Hi! I'm new to linux, and had a question....or two.

I installed the lastest version of Arch linux, but I'm having problems getting a gui installed. I want to use xfce, but I'm a bit lost on installing the requirements. You have to install X Window System, correct? I tried installing it but had problems, I think I didn't have all the files necessary...so could someone list the required files to install X Window System and possibly and tips to installing xfce???

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks.
 
Old 08-19-2007, 12:57 PM   #2
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Also....I went here:

http://xorg.freedesktop.org/releases/X11R7.2/src/

but am totally lost on which files I need.....

I also do not have an internet connection..I need to get it through pacman right?

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Old 08-20-2007, 10:28 AM   #3
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Don't know anything about your distribution. If it was using .deb packages, you'd just need the server package and the client package, I would have thought. You have little chance working out which individual things you need for yourself - there are a large number of them.
 
Old 08-20-2007, 07:57 PM   #4
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are you sure x isn't installed already?
 
  


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