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Old 07-11-2016, 07:02 PM   #1
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Launch KDE in Fedora


Hello,

I'm needing to change Fedora to KDE interface. How do I do so when KDE is already loaded through the Fedora terminal?

Thank you in advance!
 
Old 07-11-2016, 07:09 PM   #2
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What DM are you using (lightdm, sddm, gdm, xdm, etc)?
 
Old 07-11-2016, 07:11 PM   #3
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What DM are you using (lightdm, sddm, gdm, xdm, etc)?
I'm not sure I understand. It is Fedora 21.
 
Old 07-11-2016, 09:24 PM   #4
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On the login screen, there should be an icon that points to a "session chooser." What that icon looks like and where it is located depends on the display manager (that's what manages the login screen) you are using, plus any tweaks that a distro may have made to the display manager.

Log out of Fedora and then fish about on the login screen until you find the "session chooser." You will know that you have found it when because, when you click it, it will give a list from which to choose your desired desktop environment/window manager. Select KDE and log back in.

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Old 07-11-2016, 11:46 PM   #5
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The current version of Fedora is 24. You might want to install that.

https://getfedora.org/en/workstation/download/
https://spins.fedoraproject.org/

-::-Fedora 21 reached it's end of life on December 1, 2015.-::-
 
Old 07-12-2016, 01:29 PM   #6
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please upgrade to one of the SUPPORTED versions ASAP!!!
fedora 21 is past it's end of life !!
There is NO support for it

Fedora 24 is the current

as to changing the desktop manager

fedora defaults to gnome and GDM
so
type in your user name and BEFORE you type in the password and hit enter
there is a icon that will let you CHANGE the DM

click it and choose from the list
 
Old 07-13-2016, 05:29 PM   #7
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How to upgrade

I've downloaded fedora 24 but it never installs the upgrade. Any suggestions will help. Thank you.
 
Old 07-13-2016, 08:33 PM   #8
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I've downloaded fedora 24 but it never installs the upgrade. Any suggestions will help. Thank you.

If you've downloaded the new FC 24 and performed a fresh installation you shouldn't have any upgrade issues at all.

I suggest you burn the FC 24 .iso to a CD or DVD or make a USB flash drive bootable and install Fedora 24 that way.
 
Old 07-15-2016, 09:02 AM   #9
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it never installs the upgrade
Can you elaborate, please?

- How did you try to install? optical disk, usb??
- Are you able to boot to the iso?
- Where does it fail? before or after install completion?
- What kind of computer do you have?
- Any error messages?
 
  


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