Fwd: Install Xwindows to Ubuntu Server

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Wed Oct 1 13:47:32 UTC 2008

Brian McKee wrote:
> Accidentally sent off list as well....
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 6:57 AM, David Dang <ddang at ign.com.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to Ubuntu.  I downloaded Unbuntu Desk top and having used it very
>> effectively for the last few months. However, I am stuck wit Ubuntu Server
>> because it does not have Xwindows. I tried to install it many times but I
>> met with failure because it always encounter an IP address that it could not
>> be contacted.

Welcome to Ubuntu,

well, if your server has contact to the internet, "sudo apt-get install 
ubuntu-desktop" might help you to get a GUI. If you prefer KDE, it would 
be "kubuntu-desktop", if your machine is low spec, "xubuntu-desktop" 
might be a good choice.

Kind regards

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