[TIP] Easy Xubuntu Installing
radarsat1 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 03:29:13 UTC 2005
It's useful if you are behind a proxy firewall. :)
Otherwise, don't run it. (You won't have anything to replace "your.proxy"
On 10/24/05, Harold Johnson <harold.johnson at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Harold J. Johnson
> 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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