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    * The Debian Project and #debian: DebianAndPoundDebian
    * [Self]The Fable of the Channel of #debian

#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.