paulgureghian1
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Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:12 am

I installed Arch ARM on an sd card and am able to boot to a login. i can login as root. trying to install a desktop. ive tried many things and they all failed. any ideas ? thanks

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:36 am

paulgureghian1 wrote:I installed Arch ARM on an sd card and am able to boot to a login. i can login as root. trying to install a desktop. ive tried many things and they all failed. any ideas ? thanks

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pacman -S lxde-common
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/pacman
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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:54 pm

Is Arch still included with NOOBS ? doesnt seem to be anymore.

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Mon Jul 17, 2017 5:42 pm

paulgureghian1 wrote:Is Arch still included with NOOBS ? doesnt seem to be anymore.
https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/view ... 3&t=142574
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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:55 pm

after I install lxde-common, how to boot into it ?

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Tue Jul 18, 2017 2:49 pm

paulgureghian1 wrote:after I install lxde-common, how to boot into it ?
http://www.tsunami.nl/?p=11
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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Tue Jul 18, 2017 6:59 pm

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:02 pm

how to get past "no screens found" ?

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:21 pm

1/ install xf86-video-fbdev
2/ don't run X as root

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Re: Installing a desktop on Arch ARM

Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:46 am

Do you have a screen attached or VNC installed? PuTTY by itself is not going to render a desktop.

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