[nSLUG] Plems with Linux etch
davebuck at eastlink.ca
Wed Aug 22 15:17:47 ADT 2007
Thanks for your help
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From: "Ben Armstrong" <synrg at sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca>
To: <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2007 2:54 PM
Subject: Re: [nSLUG] Plems with Linux etch
> On Wed, 22 Aug 2007 14:21:35 -0300
> David Buck <davebuck at eastlink.ca> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm a newbie to nslug and would ask your help with a couple of
>> problems. Please see the attachment.
>> Could anyone working with etch help.
> Do you really want x-window-system and twm? Seems like a rough way to
> start out. Most people go with the default 'desktop' task. (Not that
> this would solve the particular problems you're having with your X
> configuration. That's probably something else.)
> Also I wholeheartedly agree with Daniel that you don't want to be using
> dselect. Use apt-get or aptitude from the command-line, or synaptic in X.
> As for debugging your X configuration, if you do a normal desktop install,
> that stuff is autoconfigured for you, so you shouldn't have to do it by
> hand (most of the time).
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