Cannot see GUI in Debian

By lastspacefigher
Jan 7, 2014
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  1. I installed Debian using the graphical install option (I followed almost similar steps shows by you) I also selected 'Graphical desktop environment' & 'standard systems utility'; but I don't understand why am I not able to see a GUI. Is there a command to activate it? all I get is a prompt to log-in and after I log-in it is a plain command line. Please assist!

    Moderator note: Post moved from this tutorial thread,
  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,528   +353

    Do you get an error if you log in and type startx ?

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