Debain installation is achieved by installing packages one by one. Every package is installed or executed with the apt-get command. This command will be capable to find all dependencies automatically.
- To find gnome package, type ďapt-cache search gnomeĒ.
- Then install all packages, type: apt-get install [PACKAGENAME]
[PACKAGENAME] indicates the name of the package. However if you want to install more than one package at a time, you should separate the package name by adding space between them. For example: apt-get install package1 package 2 pachkage3. Make sure that you are firing the commands as a root user. So you have to be logged in as a root user and switch to root using command "su". In your case the complete installation procedure is as follows:
First of all update the machine using following 2 commands:
Then go to the GUI installation Ė
if it does not work, you have to manually get the X (graphical) server configuration utility:
apt-get install gdm gnome x-window-system-core