after command line install

David Hart ubuntu at
Wed Jan 3 21:17:14 UTC 2007

On Wed 2007-01-03 15:59:49 -0500, J. David Boyd wrote:

> I've done a command line system install, then
> sudo apt-get install gnome-panel
> but I think I'm missing a few things, besides which, I don't know how to
> make gnome be the manager started when I do startx.
> Does anyone know what to install to get the entire gnome shebang, as if
> I did a visual install?

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
> And what do I run to set gnome to be run with startx?

One way is to edit ~/.xinitrc thus:
	exec /usr/bin/gnome-session

Then run:

	chmod +x ~/.xinitrc

David Hart <ubuntu at>

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