jaunty aspire one install no GUI

Haneef Bashir darkfena313 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 14:33:20 UTC 2009


On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Tony Baldwin<photodharma at gmail.com> wrote:
> Fred Roller wrote:
>> On Wed, 2009-06-10 at 16:50 +0300, Haneef Bashir wrote:
>>> 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.
>> As an alternate option to the other great ideas try eeeubuntu:
>> http://www.eeebuntu.org/
>> I tried net remix and eeeubuntu on my aspireone of the two I prefer
>> eeeubuntu.  Faster, cleaner, minimal.  It uses the gnome interface, has
>> recognized wireless easily.  It comes with VERY little software pre
>> installed but you have Add/Remove plus aptitude at your disposal.
> I have an everex cloudbook that came with an oem configured install of
> hardy herron on it.
> I removed gnome and installed ion3, but otherwise it's just hardy with
> some manufacturer imposed tweaks, or something.
> Works pretty well.
> I dig it.
i  tried ion3 and couldnt really get the hang of it. i find this case
really puzzling, i would think during the setup a desktop environment
would have been installed by default so im thinking if there is a
deeper issue here. im going to reinstall, if that desnt work ill try

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