Bootup then run initial setup
Add either the v1.10 or the edge repo
Run the setup-disk script so that we don't need CD anymore, then reboot when prompted
Install xorg, XFCE and basic desktop system. This might take a few minutes depending on your network speed. Note: at the end of the command, add a package for your video chipset. For example, if you have an Sis video chipset, add xf86-video-sis to the package list.
Run Xorg -configure
If mouse (or other device) not detected, check /var/log/dmesg, lspci or similar for proper device name to use, edit /root/xorg.conf.new as needed
Create a normal user account.
Optionally, give that user sudo permissions.
Start slim and log in with your new user.
Once you have verified that it actually works you can make slim start up at boot:
Much of this page updated from the XFCE on VirtualBox page.