New to Ubuntu Server 8.04

Brett Alton brett.jr.alton at
Tue Jul 8 03:45:05 UTC 2008

I think you need to install ubuntu-desktop, or basically Ubuntu from
the alternate CD. That will install basic Ubuntu with GNOME (and a lot
of programs). If you need a GUI for a server, it is recommended to use
XFCE (Xubuntu) or Fluxbox (Flubuntu (unofficial)) due to lower

On Mon, Jul 7, 2008 at 11:36 PM, Mustafa Chittalwala
<mustafa.chittalwala at> wrote:
> Hello,
> Hi i have installed ubuntu server 8.04 and i dont have any packages with me
> and it is not connect to internet, and i want to bring server in GUI Mode
> can any 1 help me step by step what to do to bring server in gui mode
> Awaiting for your prompr reply
> Regards
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