Gnome for servers
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Sat Jan 24 17:03:35 UTC 2009
Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> Pete Clapham <peteclapham at sbcglobal.net> said:
>> OK, I forgot -- how do I load the GUI desktop onto a server?
> <sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop>
> <sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop>
> <sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop>
> depending upon which you want.
> Oh, use <gksu> instead of <sudo>, I've been living in the past.
> Cybe R. Wizard
gksu is needed (err, or should I say, very strongly recommended, I never
use it) to launch GUI applications with root privileges. As far as I
recall, apt-get is still a console app and will function just fine with
More importantly, gksu, being a gnome gui app, might present a chicken
and egg problem in this case.
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