Installing a graphical deskop requiring fuse

david_puoldavid_puol Member
edited September 2016 in Sales Questions and Answers
Hello,

I'd like to install a graphical desktop (xfce) so I can setup a VNC server.
So I simply did "apt-get install xfce4" but during the installation, I get this error

/run/udev or .udevdb or .udev presence implies active udev. Aborting MAKEDEV invocation.
chmod: cannot access '/dev/fuse': No such file or directory
dpkg: error processing package fuse (--configure):
subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 1
Errors were encountered while processing:
fuse
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)
I saw here that fuse was not supported.

So, how can I install xfce ? I read this tuto to install gnome and a VNC server, but I have the same issue with gnome.

Thank you,
D. LOUP
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  • ValentineValentine Administrator
    Hello,

    could you provide us with an OS you are using? Because we didn't manage to recreate an issue with Ubuntu 16.04.

    "Install GNOME Desktop Environment & VNC Server" tutorial have been tested before it was published and no issues occurred.
  • david_puoldavid_puol Member
    edited September 2016
    Hello,

    I'm using debian 8.5. I only installed openVPN and proftpd after the OS was deployed on the VPS.

    uname -a
    Linux 24070.s.t4vps.eu 2.6.32-042stab116.2 #1 SMP Fri Jun 24 15:33:57 MSK 2016 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    Thank you for your quick response
  • ValentineValentine Administrator
    Hey,

    we managed to recreate this issue. It occurs because we do not support FUSE and "fuse" folder do not exist in server. However you can bypass it by creating it with:

    touch /dev/fuse

    When executing this command before "apt-get install xfce4" installation process do not face any issue.
  • xfce and vnc server installed and working ! Thanks a lot !
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