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Old 03-15-2020, 09:36 PM   #1
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Ubuntutu 18.04.1 control freaks?


I just installed this and installed i3 - logged out, no way to switch desktops. it has the handycapped, wifi, sound and battery, and that is it. nothing, I seen nothing on the login name either like that little circle.
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 ls /usr/share/xsessions
i3.desktop              ubuntu-communitheme-snap.desktop
i3-with-shmlog.desktop  ubuntu.desktop
I have not tried Ubuntutut in years, is this what they've turned into .. use the desktop that comes with it or use the desktop that comes with it, like Windows10? ...

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Old 03-15-2020, 09:53 PM   #2
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I have Ubuntu MATE v. 18.04 LTS running on one machine and, when I installed Fluxbox, I was able to select it from the GDM.

If I remember correctly (I'm watching an episode of Republic of Doyle on it right now and I want to see the end), you have to enter your user name for the "select GUI interface" icon to appear.
 
Old 03-15-2020, 09:54 PM   #3
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I have not used i3, but when I installed KDE on Ubuntu it works fine. I had to allow a different login manager to take over from the default. sddm gets pulled in by KDE and it will give you the option to change the desktop environment you use.
 
Old 03-15-2020, 09:56 PM   #4
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^ Yup, what frankbell said.
 
Old 03-15-2020, 10:10 PM   #5
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I have Ubuntu MATE v. 18.04 LTS running on one machine and, when I installed Fluxbox, I was able to select it from the GDM.

If I remember correctly (I'm watching an episode of Republic of Doyle on it right now and I want to see the end), you have to enter your user name for the "select GUI interface" icon to appear.
it has a name already there, i'll hit enter to get that give my the passwd part and look around thanks.

I'm watching some ole Happy Days on my laptop so yeah I feel ya.. it is not over yet.

-------------- YEAH OKAY --
half hidden it is in the little gears icon when I enter the passed part. thanks for that... enjoy your show.

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