jaunty aspire one install no GUI

Haneef Bashir darkfena313 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 13:50:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 3:55 PM, Tony Baldwin<photodharma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Haneef Bashir wrote:
>> i just installed jaunty on my aspire one using the ulternative install
>> after the install was was done i rebooted and there is no gui just
>> text. what do i need to do to get a graphic interface?
> sudo aptitude install ubuntu-desktop #if you want gnome
> sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop # if you want KDE
> sudo aptitude install xubuntu-desktop # for xfce
> sudo aptitude install lxde openbox # if you want lxde openbox
> sudo aptitude install ion3 # if you want the best wm
> (okay, ion3 is my fave & default anyway)
> sudo aptitude install icewm # for icewm
> sudo aptitude install jwm  # for joe's wm
> sudo aptitude install dwm dwm-tools  # for dwm
> sudo aptitude install xmonad  # for xmonad
> sudo aptitude install fluxbox
> etc., etc.
> You have many options.
> If you're totally new, ubuntu-desktop would be the default gnome
> desktop, and recommended, probably, or the kubuntu-desktop.
> Those will easiest for the newest of n00bs.

i decided to install fluxbox desktop then after the installation i
restarted my computer and im still not getting a GUI. it goes straight
into text mode. what am i missing.

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