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    * Debian release names/versions: [WWW]Debian Releases and DebianNames     * Debian release names/versions: [http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/project-history/ch-releases.en.html Debian Releases] and DebianNames
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    * Install...
          o
Debian: InstallDebian
          o Linux 2.6: InstallLinux26
          o GNOME: InstallGnome
          o KDE: InstallKde
          o GNUstep: InstallGNUstep
          o Java: InstallJava
    * Use my...
          o nVidia video card: UseNvidia
          o ATI video card: UseAti
          o
Sound card: UseSoundCard
          o CD burner: UseCdBurner
 * Install...
  *
Debian: InstallDebian
  * Linux 2.6: InstallLinux26
  * GNOME: InstallGnome
  * KDE: InstallKde
  * GNUstep: InstallGNUstep
  * Java: InstallJava
 * Use my...
  * Sound card: UseSoundCard
  * CD burner: UseCdBurner
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    apt-get install build-essential     `apt-get install build-essential`
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    apt-get install build-essential     `apt-get install build-essential`
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    apt-get install libncurses5-dev     `apt-get install libncurses5-dev`
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    apt-get install xlibs-dev     `apt-get install xlibs-dev`
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    apt-get install x-window-system-core

no screens found (when starting X)
    ConfiguringX
    `apt-get install x-window-system-core`
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== 5. Thanks for contributions ==

asg, SimonRaven, bob2, GreyCat, jm, caphuso, ElectricElf, Joe Lazaro (jlazaro@socal.rr.com), Carlos E. Pruitt, Jr. (cep@ncche.olemiss.edu), sgeiger (http://sgeiger.mine.nu/docs/pkgmgmt.html), sussudio (http://www.linuks.mine.nu/sussudio/), Justin_ (http://www.bouncybouncy.net/), peterS, debian
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#debian FAQ

1. I want to know about...

2. I'm trying to...

  • Install...
    • Debian: ?InstallDebian

    • Linux 2.6: ?InstallLinux26

    • GNOME: InstallGnome

    • KDE: ?InstallKde

    • GNUstep: InstallGNUstep
    • Java: ?InstallJava

  • Use my...
    • Sound card: ?UseSoundCard

    • CD burner: ?UseCdBurner

3. I get this error...

C compiler cannot create executables

  • apt-get install build-essential

C++ preprocessor /lib/cpp fails sanity check

  • apt-get install build-essential

curses.h not found (or You must have ncurses in order to use make menuconfig)

  • apt-get install libncurses5-dev

X11/Xlib.h not found

  • apt-get install xlibs-dev

startx: command not found

  • apt-get install x-window-system-core

LI (at boot time)

4. Old pages

?InstallationPage, ?KernelPage, ?NetworkingPage, MailQuestions, DevelopmentPage, AudioVideo, OtherHardware, PackageManagement, ShellTricks, MiscellaneousPage.