Starting Ubuntu server 6.10 in graphical interface

Eamonn Sullivan eamonn.sullivan at
Wed May 2 18:30:07 UTC 2007

On 5/2/07, Twaha Daudi <tdmlwilo at> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Iam new here and to the Linux ubuntu.I have just install  ubuntu on my
> laptop,and I would like to start it in graphical mode(like windows) but dont
> know how to switch  to it or what other package should be added?.Can any one
> recommended good book for the beginner?.
> thanks
> udd

Just curious, but why did you install the server version of Ubuntu on a laptop?

Try the following:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

That'll pull down a lot of packages, but at the end of it you'll have
the version of Ubuntu you probably should have started with.


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