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Re: Problems with clean install of fvwm




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On Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 09:12:04AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:

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> To clarify I got a console command line (Whole screen is one window
> with no graphical ornaments !)

Aha. As someone already said in this thread, it seems you have no
X installed. Package xserver-xorg, I'd guess...

> I tried issuing "startx" itself and received "command not found".

Hm. This one is in package xinit, which is not a necessary part
of X. So not a bad omen in itself.

> When I had initially done "apt-get install fvwm", should some
> portion of the Xsystem been installed?

Yes, I'd venture your X server is missing.

Cheers
- -- t
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