I did it!

James Drabb JDrabb at darden.com
Wed Sep 25 08:44:50 PDT 2002


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David [mailto:david at desolateonline.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 4:01 AM
> To: lfs-chat at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: I did it!
> 
> 
> I just wanted to say that thanks in large part to the wonderful 
> community here on the mailing lists, I finally achieved my 
> first major 
> goals:
> 
> LFS CVS is installed and working properly,
> Console mouse services is set up for my USB mouse,
> X is working fine, also with mouse support,
> Links, Lynx, and ncftp all installed and functional,
> all major libraries installed and other misc utilities.
> 
> What a huge thrill it was to see - after much tweaking, fiddling, and 
> research - my mouse cursor appear during boot-up and then 
> with fingers 
> crossed, typing startx and seeing X start up with the little clock in 
> the corner and an xterm with a waiting bash prompt.
> 
> Thanks very much to all who have helped me thus far, and 
> especially for 
> the LFS team who put this project together in the first place!
> 
> Now let's see if I can get KDE or Gnome up and running....  :o)
> 
> David Costa
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Congrats!

Maybe try fluxbox or blackbox first.  They can compile and install in
10 minutes.  Then you will have a nice gui and can then tackle
gnome/kde.

Jim Drabb

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