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Old 11-01-2003, 06:21 PM   #1
the_anti_pat
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Xserver KDE install


I just installed Debian 3.0 but hit the wrong button at some point and exited the startup package installer (the one that comes after the task installer.) So I have Debian text based but 'startx' doesn't work, I installed xserver-xfree86 4.2.1-3bunk.4 and i then tried "apt-get install KDE" which gave me a no packages error. So I preferably need the name of the package manager used in the instalation so I can select the packages I need. Any other suggestion are welcome. Hope you can help, thanks.
 
Old 11-01-2003, 07:06 PM   #2
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Edit the .xinitrc (notice the dot) in your home directory and add the following line at the bottom:

exec kde

If you don't have the .xinitrc file, create it.
 
Old 11-01-2003, 07:23 PM   #3
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I don't think that would help. I don't have the packages I need to run KDE, that won't install KDE will it? Plus I'm probably missing xserver components aswell.
 
Old 11-01-2003, 08:37 PM   #4
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Originally posted by the_anti_pat
I don't think that would help. I don't have the packages I need to run KDE, that won't install KDE will it? Plus I'm probably missing xserver components aswell.
Here's what I have installed for KDE and XFree the version numbers could be different depending on where you are trying to install from but the package names should be similar.


Code:
[09:29 PM Sat Nov 01: stephen @ ~]
>$ COLUMNS=125 dpkg -l | grep 4.3
ii  xbase-clients             4.3.0-0ds4                miscellaneous X clients
ii  xfonts-100dpi             4.3.0-0ds4                100 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-100dpi-transcoded  4.3.0-0ds4    100 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-75dpi              4.3.0-0ds4                75 dpi fonts for X
ii  xfonts-75dpi-transcoded   4.3.0-0ds4                75 dpi fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-base               4.3.0-0ds4               standard fonts for X
ii  xfonts-base-transcoded    4.3.0-0ds4       standard fonts for X (transcoded from ISO 10646-1)
ii  xfonts-scalable           4.3.0-0ds4                scalable fonts for X
ii  xfree86-common            4.3.0-0ds4                X Window System (XFree86) infrastructure
ii  xfs                       4.3.0-0ds4                X font server
ii  xlibs                     4.3.0-0ds4                X Window System client libraries
ii  xlibs-data                4.3.0-0ds4                X Window System client data
ii  xlibs-dev                 4.3.0-0ds4                X Window System client library development files
ii  xserver-common            4.3.0-0ds4                files and utilities common to all X servers
ii  xserver-xfree86           4.3.0-0ds4                the XFree86 X server
ii  xutils                    4.3.0-0ds4                X Window System utility programs
Code:
[09:29 PM Sat Nov 01: stephen @ ~]
>$ COLUMNS=125 dpkg -l | grep 3.1.[34]
ii  ark                       3.1.4-1                   KDE archiving tool
ii  kaddressbook              3.1.4-1                   KDE NG addressbook application
ii  kappfinder                3.1.3-1                   KDE Application Finder
ii  kate                      3.1.3-1                   KDE Advanced Text Editor
ii  kcontrol                  3.1.3-1                   KDE Control Center
ii  kdeartwork-theme-desktop  3.1.4-1                   Dummy upgrade package for official KDE desktop themes
ii  kdeartwork-theme-icon     3.1.4-1                   icon themes released with KDE
ii  kdebase                   3.1.3-1                   KDE Base metapackage
ii  kdebase-bin               3.1.3-1                   KDE Base (binaries)
ii  kdebase-data              3.1.3-1                   KDE Base (shared data)
ii  kdebase-kio-plugins       3.1.3-1                   KDE I/O Slaves
ii  kdelibs-bin               3.1.4-2                   KDE core binaries
ii  kdelibs-data              3.1.4-2                   KDE core shared data
ii  kdelibs4                  3.1.4-2                   KDE core libraries
ii  kdepim-libs               3.1.4-1                   KDE PIM libraries
ii  kdeprint                  3.1.3-1                   KDE Print
ii  kdesktop                  3.1.3-1                   KDE Desktop
ii  kdewallpapers             3.1.4-1                   wallpapers released with KDE
ii  kdm                       3.1.3-1                   KDE Display Manager
ii  kfind                     3.1.3-1                   KDE File Find Utility
ii  kget                      3.1.4-1                   KDE Download Manager
ii  kghostview                3.1.4-1                   PostScript viewer for KDE
ii  khelpcenter               3.1.3-1                   KDE Help Center
ii  kicker                    3.1.3-1                   KDE Desktop Panel
ii  klipper                   3.1.3-1                   KDE Clipboard
ii  kmail                     3.1.4-1                   KDE Email client
ii  kmenuedit                 3.1.3-1                   KDE Menu Editor
ii  kompare                   3.1.4-2                   a KDE GUI for viewing differences between files
ii  konqueror                 3.1.3-1                   KDE's advanced File Manager, Web Browser and Document Viewer
ii  konqueror-nsplugins       3.1.3-1                   Netscape plugin support for Konqueror
ii  konsole                   3.1.3-1                   KDE X terminal emulator
ii  kpager                    3.1.3-1                   KDE Desktop Pager
ii  kpersonalizer             3.1.3-1                   KDE Personalizer
ii  ksmserver                 3.1.3-1                   KDE Session Manager
ii  ksplash                   3.1.3-1                   KDE Splash Screen
ii  ksysguard                 3.1.3-1                   KDE System Guard
ii  ksysguardd                3.1.3-1                   KDE System Guard Daemon
ii  ktip                      3.1.3-1                   Kandalf's Useful Tips
ii  kuickshow                 3.1.4-1                   KDE image/slideshow viewer
ii  kwin                      3.1.3-1                   KDE Window Manager
ii  libkdenetwork2            3.1.4-1                   KDE Network (common libraries)
ii  libkonq4                  3.1.3-1                   Core libraries for KDE's file manager
ii  libmimelib1               3.1.4-1                   KDE network mime library
ii  xfonts-konsole            3.1.3-1                   Fonts used by the KDE Konsole
 
Old 11-01-2003, 08:53 PM   #5
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'/usr/sbin/base-config' should get you back to the start

or 'dselect' should get you to the package installer but read the help pages '?' brings them up its certainly not a friendly GUI, but it works!

'tasksel' is the other package installer but it ain't as concise as to what it's installing

(run 'em as root)

-P
 
Old 11-02-2003, 10:54 AM   #6
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thanks

I'm just about to reboot and try that out, I figured out deselect because i typed dpkg and viewed the help for that which said try dselect but I couldn't remember 'tasksel' so thanks for the help, and if that doesn't work I'll use apt-get to install all of the packages on HappyTux's list. I'll post back to say if it works.
 
  


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