Downloading Ximian Desktop
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How do I download the Ximian Desktop?
On the computer where you wish to install Ximian Desktop, there must be:
An active internet connection
A supported version of Linux
A working install of wget
Our automatic download and install is the easiest way to get Ximian Desktop. There is nothing to download first, just follow these instructions.
- Open a terminal window.
- Using the su command, become superuser (root).
- Type the following command or cut and paste it into your terminal:
wget -q -O - http://go.ximian.com |sh
Note that the | character above is the "pipe" symbol, obtained by pressing SHIFT-\ on most keyboards.
Please note, if you are using a proxy, replace the above line with:
env http_proxy=http://host:port/ wget -q -O - http://go.ximian.com |sh
where "host" is your proxy host and "port" is your proxy port number.
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