after command line install

J. David Boyd david at
Thu Jan 4 13:25:07 UTC 2007

Matt Price wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-03-01 at 15:59 -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?
> in case you didn't know this, you get the standard desktop with apt-get
> install (or aptitude install) ubuntu-desktop. If you're just looking for
> gnome without additional ubuntu modifications, I don't know whether
> there's a suitable metapackage (but doubtless someone else does).

No, I didn't know that.  That is exactly what I am looking for.  Thanks.

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