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Old 08-25-2008, 07:34 PM   #1
Redbug
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KDE install on a Debian system


I want to try kde. I've done about everything I can think of to install it. It is my understanding that I should be able to select it at login... Right now, I have a choice of Debian, period. The mist is very thick right now.
 
Old 08-25-2008, 07:40 PM   #2
amani
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If it installed you can select it at login

or login a terminal and

#kdm
or
#startkde

Otherwise

Install synaptic and then install from a GUI
or use

#su
#apt-get check
#apt-get update

#man apt-get
 
Old 08-26-2008, 02:31 AM   #3
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Well... The problem solved itself, sorta... Somehow I locked up or got into a loop or I don't know what. A hard re-set didn't even help. Fresh install takes care of everything except a very few emails... The good news is that everything looks good so far and I DO like the look of KDE.
 
  


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