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Old 01-01-2011, 08:21 AM   #1
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Changing default session in XFCE (to Gnome or LXDE)


Hello,
I have got Ubuntu with Xfce installed, and I would like to change default session to Gnome, or LXDE (depending on if my computer would run it properly). Looks like there is no options button while logging in, or anything similar. Thanks.
 
Old 01-01-2011, 03:36 PM   #2
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GDM does not offer session options until the user name is input. Or is clicked on. If you ar using slim to log in then an F1 changes the session.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 09:52 AM   #3
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Ok, thanks, only thing that I had to do was to click on some user, just as you said. Thanks, again.
 
Old 04-07-2011, 02:24 PM   #4
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Hello,
I have got Ubuntu with Xfce installed, and I would like to change default session to Gnome, or LXDE (depending on if my computer would run it properly). Looks like there is no options button while logging in, or anything similar. Thanks.
I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS with Gnome, and plan to install Xfce to see if it makes the machine run faster. How was your experience with Xfce?
 
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For me, Xfce was really fast, responsible, and reliable. It also looks like it has much simpler architecture than larger desktop environments - so it's easier to manage and there's lesser probability that something will fail.

However, what I didn't like about it was, that it misses some main keyboard shortcuts which I got used to with Gnome. I don't remember exact shortcuts, but there was a bunch of them.
 
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For me, Xfce was really fast, responsible, and reliable. It also looks like it has much simpler architecture than larger desktop environments - so it's easier to manage and there's lesser probability that something will fail.

However, what I didn't like about it was, that it misses some main keyboard shortcuts which I got used to with Gnome. I don't remember exact shortcuts, but there was a bunch of them.
Thank you for your answer. I will try with Xfce.
 
Old 04-21-2011, 03:30 AM   #7
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No problem, glad to hear that. (Though I am mainly Gnome person).
 
  


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