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Re: [SLUG] Re. Debian birth pangs: mail and Lilo ...
"Adam F. Bogacki" wrote:
> When the install of Debian 2.2.r3 crashed twice at exactly the same place
> (X config) I decided that there must be a bug possibly due to download
> corruption and reverted to 2.2.r2 which I succeeded with today. I followed
> your advice re. 'apt-get dist-upgrade -u' and 'apt-get install mutt' .....
> according to the messages there was no need to upgrade and the mutt install
> was to good to be true. I did the same with mozilla (M18) but found that it
> sat in the top leftrner in an area the size of the Gnome terminal without
> maximising - nor did the terminal. I hope it gets better.
This sounds like you don't have a window manager installed.
You might want to install kde or gnome, or something like blackbox
if you want to save system resources.
> I also tried apt-get with StarOffice 5.2 without success. Neither 'soffice'
> nor 'StarOffice' worked. I know it can be downloaded from
> http://www.sun.com/staroffice - but surely apt-get does it better - is it
> part of the 2.2.r2 distribution ?
If you don't know the package name you can usually find by doing
apt-cache search office
if you want to find packages whose name or description contains `office'
See man apt-cache, but yeah Im not sure if soffice is in the
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