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Forgot to install the desktop environment while installing debian 12

Assuming you want to continue from where you are now, these instructions will help you get the graphical interface installed. However, since you are using a freshly installed system you might find it ...
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Forgot to install the desktop environment while installing debian 12

The best way is to use tasksel as said @Chris Davies. Alternatively, you can display the available desktop env by looking to Recommends packages in apt show task-desktop: Recommends: task-gnome-...
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Forgot to install the desktop environment while installing debian 12

While the above are good answers, suggest we reduce this to just: sudo apt install task-desktop That is it. When you are new to Linux, the default desktop is fine. It seems that Chris's excellent ...
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