Kickstart works, but Gnome desktop no longer starts up at boot?
chris at fourthandvine.com
Tue Nov 9 00:00:23 GMT 2010
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Masao Kitamura <masaok at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> So, I've gotten Ubuntu to auto-install using the alternate desktop
> 10.10 ISO CD with a Kickstart config file, however, it does not boot
> into the normal Gnome desktop that you would usually get with the
> normal desktop ISO.
> My Kickstart file includes the X config here:
> #X Window System configuration information
> xconfig --depth=24 --resolution=1280x1024 --defaultdesktop=GNOME --startxonboot
> But, the machine still boots into the normal command prompt login screen.
> Also, after installing the gdm package (used in the normal desktop
> ISO), I get a very generic looking Gnome desktop, not the cleaner,
> nicer-looking Ubuntu desktop.
> Does anyone know how to get the nicer-looking default Ubuntu Gnome
> desktop, but still using the alternate desktop ISO?
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I think the package you're looking for is 'ubuntu-desktop'. It's a
meta-package that references the full Ubuntu desktop installation
(along with the themed gdm you're missing).
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