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Old 12-12-2009, 01:55 AM   #1
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KDE to Gnome


I've installed linux about a year ago and set it to KDE. Now, I wish to change but don't know how, without re-instlling!

How do I switch from KDE to gnome?

I'm using Fedora ...I think 11, or 10.
 
Old 12-12-2009, 02:30 AM   #2
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Got it!

Hey, got it! It's actually easier as I thought... I installed switchdesk and switchdesk-gui and voila!!!

THen simply typed in a terminal switchdesk gnome.
 
Old 12-13-2009, 12:07 PM   #3
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well, well, well, switch desktop didn't do the trick!

After restarting X-Windows, I'm still on KDE after choosing gnome! I do remember something of editing a uhmm... .bash file, or profile or something?

Any help?
 
Old 12-13-2009, 12:16 PM   #4
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You are using KDM I suppose? At the login screen choose gnome from "sessions".
 
Old 12-13-2009, 12:19 PM   #5
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If you're using a display manager such as kdm or gdm, then after installing different desktops, the display manager will give you a choice of which one to use when you first are logging in. Most distributions have meta-packages for installing desktop-environments; so, installing gnome should not be difficult. After it's installed, kdm should give you the option of choosing which environment you'd like to go into when first logging in.
 
  


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