Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at
Mon Jun 12 17:50:08 UTC 2006

Rex Guinn wrote:
> My first time using this list.
> I installed Ubuntu on my 4 year old dell laptop and it works great. Now
> I tried to do the same on 1 year old desktop with 2GIG of ram 3.2
> processor and it won't complete the live cd on ubuntu, edubuntu, xubuntu
> or kubuntu. It did install from the server cd.
> I was running Breezy on both machine for about a year. Now for the
> question How do I get a desktop running on the new machine?
> I have tried sudo apt-get install gdm
> sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg x-window-system-core ubuntu
> What am I missing, startx works, but I only get a color blank screen
> after login.
> I have looked for 2 hrs at the the documentation online and ???
> Thanks
> Rex

"sudo apt-get install edubuntu-desktop"
"sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop" or
"sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop" or
"sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop"
does the trick?!

Regards, Thomas


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