Booting up

Nick I ubuntu at
Sun Feb 17 19:35:55 UTC 2008

Sunday, February 17, 2008, 3:09:21 PM, Sven wrote:

> On Sunday 17 February 2008 08:18:28 Nick I wrote:
>> I just done my first ever install of Ubuntu 7.10 from a CD of
>> ubuntu-7.10-server-i386.iso - everything went OK, but I'm unfamiliar with
>> linux. When I boot up it requests username then password but the desktop
>> doesn't load, I just get username at ubuntu:~$ - if this is what's meant to
>> happen, what do I do now?  If it isn't, what's the fix?

> Just to mention it, you could also install kde or xfce by typing
> sudo apt-get install (kubuntu|xubuntu)-desktop.
> But you are right, everything requires a working internet connection.

> Greetings
> Sven Richter

Hi Sven,

It will have to wait until I get another network cable - all the ones I have are too short and the router is inaccessible without.

Cheers, Nick
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