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Old 12-03-2001, 01:52 PM   #1
harsham
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X11


Hi,

I have installed Debian (bare minimum) on a i386 machine. Now I want to install X11 and some light weight window manager (may be fvwm95). To install X11 which are the required packages and in which folder should I download them?

There are a lot of packages on debian's site http://packages.debian.org/stable/x11/ but I am very confused as what is required to run GUI and window manager.

TIA,
 
Old 12-09-2001, 12:05 PM   #2
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you are making this too hard
in debian you use apt-get, which will automatically install something if another pkg needs it
so, if thats the wm you want, just do a:
apt-get install fvwm

when you run that command, it will tell you every other pkg that it needs to run and you just tell it, yea ok, you can install that
after you do that, you're gonna have to run xf86config to set x up
then you should be set
 
  


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