[Linux4christians] Linux Suse 9.1 and GNOME
david at fierbaugh.org
Sun Jun 26 10:43:48 EDT 2005
There've been lot's of suggestions so far. Different installers, etc. Remember
that each package manager handles dependencies on it's own, and separately.
If you start using different installers, and package managers, you may
You're using Suse, so use SUSE's package manager. It's inside Yast.
You can launch yast by pressing [alt]+[F2] to get a "Run Command" window, and
typing in yast2 (if it's not in your menu system). You will need your root
password to complete the installation.
Yast can also be run from a terminal window (command prompt, shell window,
whatever you want to call it), by running 'yast'. This will launch the
non-graphical version, which is great for fixing video problems and stuff
like that. Try [ctrl]+[alt]+[F1] to get the first terminal, and then
[alt]+[F7] to get back to X-windows (ie- KDE or Gnome.)
On Friday 24 June 2005 03:01 pm, Jason wrote:
> Does anyone know what I can do to configure Suse 9.1 Personal edition for
> GNOME? I tried downloading GNOME from Novell's site but it said I needed
> Control Center 2. I also tried downloading Nautilus, which apparently I
> don't have either, and it also said I needed Control Center 2. So, I tried
> to download Control Center 2. But then it said I needed some program called
> Libeel and a host of others. Each time I tried to download something it
> said I needed something else.
> Does anyone know of a site that could help guide me through steps of
> downloading each component I need?
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