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Actually I'm using

sudo apt-get install bzr bzr-builddeb equivs

(though sudo apt-get install postfix seems to be doing the same thing) from the terminal windows, As per the iFolder instructions for installing Simias, but postfix is a dependency (I guess). Someone else seemed to have the same problem as I, but there was no resolution of the issue there.

What is happening is that a configuration screen opens up, with the configuration options, but I can't seem to select anything (and there is no cancel option).

Any idea what is going wrong? How can I fix it?

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Have you tried hitting the tab key to see if a selector appears? Or up and down arrow keys? –  Kirk Jun 18 '11 at 16:20
    
Up and down arrows were just sliding me through the text, but not giving me anything to select (not even "Ok"). I'll try tab and get back to you here. –  Russell S. Pierce Jun 18 '11 at 16:22
    
Okay, I'm dumb (small comfort, apparently I'm not the only one). Tab did the trick. Post it as an answer and I'll accept. –  Russell S. Pierce Jun 18 '11 at 16:25
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This happened to me (no cursor initially, and when I hit tab it would only highlight "ok"), and I think it was because the terminal window was too small to display everything, so hitting arrow keys would just scroll it. I exited the session and tried again fullscreen, and it worked fine. –  Amalgovinus Jun 18 at 21:54
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Hit the tab key. See if the selector appears.

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