JanKolarik

Because i'm not familiar with MoinMoin syntax, and the following text will be under construction for the time being, i will first use this personal page as testing area for myself.


Installing and Using Debian Squeeze/Frozen with KDE

Though i would call me an (more or less) experienced UN*X user, the following notes partly will be written for and under the point of view of a computer (or at least GNU/Linux) novice. My native language is german, so please feel free to correct mistakes.

Here you can view the hardware configuration of the computer used for the following description1:

Tool

Command

Description

Output

Date

lshw

lshw -sanitize -short

Hardware overview

short version

2010-10

lshw

lshw -sanitize -html

Hardware overview

long version

2010-10

parse-edid

get-edid > outputFile 2>&1

Infos about monitor (only readable with command "parse-edid < get-edid-withoutKVM.out"

get-edid-withoutKVM.out

2010-11

parse-edid

get-edid | parse-edid

Infos about monitor

get-edid-parse-edid-withoutKVM.out

2010-11

parse-edid

get-edid | parse-edid

Infos about monitor (while attached to a kvm switch)

get-edid-parse-edid-withKVM.out

2010-11

Installation

I didn't check, but i assume that the installation was straight forward as explained in the official manual. The one thing where i didn't choose the default was in the task selection where i deselected the Desktop environment.2


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Footnotes


  1. These lists are very technical but therefore exact and detailed. (1)

  2. There is a part of an operating system known as Desktop environment which is something like the cockpit of a car, or, just, the computer synonym for your table desktop. There are a lot of different "cockpits" you can choose, but the most widespread are known as GNOME and KDE SC. I deselected Desktop Environment in the above mentioned task selection because Debians default is to use GNOME whereas i want KDE SC which i will install separately afterwards. (2)