Clarification please!

Dr. Mikeal Hughes macmikeal at me.com
Tue Jan 24 00:04:55 UTC 2017



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On Jan 23, 2017, at 17:46, compdoc <compdoc at hotrodpc.com> wrote:

>> Question. If I installed this GUI into my server will I be able to copies
> and directories from my backup hard drive to my server Hard Drive?
> 
> Yes. You can run  ' gksudo caja & ' in a terminal window to start caja (the
> Mate file explorer) in sudo/root mode. But something that needs care using. 
> 
> If you have a monitor attached to the server, (the console) you need to add
> a couple of more things:
> 
> The first command should switch you to your /home directory, so make sure
> you are there, then run all of these commands as you, and not root/no sudo:
> 
> cd ~
> touch ~/.Xauthority
> nano ~/.xinitrc
> 
I get no such directory when I run nano~/xinitrc

> Add the following line, then press control-x to close and save:
> 
> exec mate-session
> 
> Then:
> 
> sudo apt-get install xinit
> 
> Log into the console and type:
> 
> startx
> 
> 
> 
> 
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