xfce-4.2.2 graphical installer problem

Amichai Teumim amichai.teumim at gmail.com
Sat May 21 22:48:36 CEST 2005

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I need to install xfce4.2.2 on ubuntu without a desktop (it has gnome,
but the system only is a Celeron 500 Mhz 65 MB RAM so Gnome isn't
coping). So no the installers wont work. The PC has no Network card so
I can't download from online. I need to burn it onto a cd and then
install. any ideas?


- -amichai

Olivier Fourdan wrote:

>On Thu, 2005-05-19 at 18:42 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>>Ah, that's fun. Two solutions I think: 1) modify the installer so it
>>does rm -rf on the temporary install sandbox on startup, 2) modify the
>>Makefile so it checks if it's already a directory and then doesn't try
>>mkdir. I think #1 is probably safer - it's not really a good idea to
>>install into a messy install sandbox anyway.
>Unfortunately, #1 is not a solution because the installer installs files
>in a separate directory first, in case something goes wrong before
>completion, it doesn't override, change or remove existing installation
>until installation is successfully completed (which is IMHO very smart
>from Benny).
>The only option is to fix the installation, which is not that hard...
>I'll take care of that.
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