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I've installed slackware 14.1 in a VMware virtual machine and I wanted to know how I could run Gnome as well in the same distro and be able to switch between KDE and Gnome? I would also like to experiment with other linux distros, some have Gnome as the default window manager and similarly like to be able to use KDE as well. What is the process for doing this?
Ah, you'll probably need to change the theme for KDM to allow you to see the list of options for choosing a window manager/desktop environment - as I mentioned, the default one doesn't show you that option. In KDE, if you choose System Settings from the menu and then Login Screen, go to the Theme tab. The Circles and Oxygen themes seem to have the option for choosing the environment. Once you've made the change, log out and then choose Session Type on the login screen.
Distribution: Lubuntu, Raspbian, Openelec, messing with others.
Let me expand on this question..........
Is there a way to set up the system, that it auto boots to a particular desktop, defined by the user? (without the selection in the login screen aka one user doesn't like whatever desktop the other uses)