Harold Johnson harold.johnson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 22:18:30 CDT 2005


Thank you, Romuald - this is helpful!  I now should be able to install
Xubuntu.  Once question: What's the 'export
http_proxy=http://your.proxy:8080' command for?  Would it matter if I
didn't run that one?

Thanks,

Harold J. Johnson
http://SomethingThatHappened.com

On 10/23/05, Romuald Szcześniak <romek at megapolis.pl> wrote:
> Fri, 14 Oct 2005 21:35:10 -0300, *Júlio Santos Monteiro* wrote:
>
> > Here is an very easy and obivious way to install Xubuntu while there's
> > no installation CD:
> >
> > 1- Put the latest Ubuntu 5.10 (breezy) install-CD in the drive and
> > turn the engines on :-);
> > 2- In the Ubuntu boot screen, type: "   server   "
> > 3- Follow the steps on screen;
> > 4- When the system is installed and you are in the (console) login
> > screen, enter in your user (created in the installation) and enter as
> > root with the command: "   sudo su    ";
> > 5- Edit the sources.list (with the command "   nano
> > /etc/apt/sources.list   ") and put uncomment the "   universe   "
> > repository line (search for universe and uncomment that line).
> > 6- Save the file
>
>  6a. export http_proxy=http://your.proxy:8080
>  6b. and "   apt-get update   ";
>
> > 7- Then the happy ending: type "   apt-get install xubuntu-desktop   "
>
>  7a. dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
>  7b. apt-get install gdm
>
> > 8- Enjoy your brand-new Xubuntu!


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