adding X to server

Sebastian Heinlein glatzor at
Mon Jul 31 22:56:49 BST 2006

On Mo, 2006-07-31 at 14:25 -0400, JoE wrote:
> This is really only partially appropriate to us, but a friend of mine
> recently tried to add X to his server install of ubuntu.  In the end,
> after much frustration, he added ubuntu-desktop because it was all
> that would work.
> I'm all for ubuntu desktops, of course, but I see no reason that you
> should have trouble adding X without all the ubuntu baggage if you
> want it (it IS linux, after all).
> Thoughts?

apt-get install x-window-system-core

> Also, he was complaining about the uselessness of the documentation.
> We've been doing a lot of that lately as well.  Those of you who are
> also on the server team, bear in mind that any improvements we make to
> our documentation need to be echoed in the text based server
> documentation to be truly useful.

This issue should be discussed on ubuntu-doc or ubuntu-server and not



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