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Old 10-01-2005, 11:28 PM   #1
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Question Installed ubuntu, but want to apapt-get KDE


I tried to install Kubuntu, but the Motherf___ING CD happened to be bad. So I wasn't goint to install another distribution after I had already deleted all my partitions. I decided to install ubuntu as "server" so that as little as possible is installed. Right now, I have already finished installing ubuntu (installed lynx) and I want to install KDE just like kubuntu would have done. How can I do that? What repository do I have to add (I have already commented out the Ubuntu CD repository)? What package do I have to install? Remember..... I'm in console mode.
I have already updated ubuntu, by the way.
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:34 PM   #2
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Follow these directions:

http://ubuntuguide.org/#extrarepositories

Since you're using console only you may need to do sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list instead of sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Also, if you're using Breezy, replace all the hoary references with breezy

Oh, and comment out the backports.

Then
Code:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:39 PM   #3
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Remember, I'd like this "experiment" to be as close to kubuntu as posossible. Maybe there's one package in a certain repository that can get that done. (I'm a hopeless optimist, right? )
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:43 PM   #4
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I have already managed to edit the sources.list file (with vi)
But what repository do I have to add? None? Just go for kubuntu-desktotop?
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:51 PM   #5
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Please re-read my post.
I link to directions for which repositories you should have.
I also give you the exact code to type in to get Kubuntu installed.
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:52 PM   #6
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Maybe there's one package in a certain repository that can get that done. (I'm a hopeless optimist, right? )
You're not optimistic. There is one package. Read more here: http://www.kubuntu.org/faq.php
 
Old 10-01-2005, 11:56 PM   #7
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had same problem

I downloaded kubuntu from ubuntu.com and started installing when it got to the base system instillation it said bad cd, so i re-burned the disc at a low speed i think it was x10 and the instillation worked without a flaw.
 
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OK.... I added the kubuntu CD to my repositories (with apt-cdrom) just in case, and did
Code:
apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
and it seems to be working.... but it's going to take some time to dowownload a lot of stuff (updates I guess).
 
Old 10-02-2005, 12:09 AM   #9
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OK..... Sorry to not have read all the information you provided. It can be a little messy to move around in lynx (in case you haven't tried). I thank you all for the information you have provided so far. It'll take a while till apt-get downloads everything (like 50 minutes from now). I'll keep in touch.
 
Old 10-02-2005, 10:11 AM   #10
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Done! Thank you guys! I'm using konqueror right now. I had some problems to get X to come up, but after fooling around for a while, I got it to work (very good I saved the old XFree86 config file before formatting / )

I'm having some mouse problems, though, so I'll start a new thread! :-)
 
  


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