Am new to linux and i dont have any gui installed. I would like 2 know which website 2 go 2, 2 download the gui and how do i install it after downloading. And how do i run installed programs such as python?

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Depending on what OS you have (Linux is the Kernel), you can add many different desktop environments such as Gnome, KDE and XFCE.

The chances are your OS has a pre-defined list of repositories (a bit like a big book of sources). Your OS shall also have a package management software, for example in Debian it is apt.

Depending on these factors shall depend on what desktop environment you can install, find out your package manager, pick a desktop and check it's compatability and then do a quick google search. The chances are you can install it in a couple of commands.


To install Gnome do the following:

To install it, first make sure that tasksel and aptitude:
- apt-get install aptitude tasksel

tasksel install gnome-desktop --new-install

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