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Old 07-07-2004, 03:33 AM   #1
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Switching Desktops in Debian

Hi everyone

I've managed to install Debian 3.0 r2 and upgraded to Testing. I'm also running Gnome 2.0 (I think) since I did an apt-get install gnome-session after the dist-upgrade to Testing.
I am now looking for a way to switch between different desktop environments in Debian. I would like to play with a few different environments and see which one I like the most. How do I go about changing desktop environments?

Old 07-07-2004, 05:47 AM   #2
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Well as it's been a while since I used debian, I'd guess that you'd need to apt-get install kde (or possibly kdm).

Then you can usually just select kde instead of gnome at login (if my memory serves me correctly).


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I have already installed gdm and I understand I can simply add another desktop environment and switch between the different ones. KDE is a window manager also and wil therefore not be so easy to switch between.

I simply want to be able to switch between the desktop environments...


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