[TIP] Easy Xubuntu Installing

Harold Johnson harold.johnson at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 03:35:40 UTC 2005


Alright, thank you, Steve - I'll let you all know if I have any other
problems installing Xubuntu.

Harold

On 10/23/05, Steve <radarsat1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> It's useful if you are behind a proxy firewall.  :)
>  Otherwise, don't run it.  (You won't have anything to replace "your.proxy"
> anyways)
>
>  Steve
>
>
>
> 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?
> >
> > 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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