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Old 09-22-2008, 08:49 AM   #1
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Downloaded KDE, How Do I Now Try It?

Hi, I downloaded KDE, smooth download, but how do I get this going, I'd like to try it.
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What distro are you using?
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Where you're asked to provide your login details (GDM), change the session from Default or Gnome to KDE, then you're away.
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I'm assuming that you're running Ubuntu and that you installed KDE correctly by opening the terminal and typing:

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
If so, during installation, you are prompted for which desktop manager you want to be the default- select kdm. When installation is complete, you'll need to restart X. At the login screen, type your user name and password, then click 'menu' and select KDE. (first time only.)


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Old 09-23-2008, 07:32 AM   #5
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Thanks, it worked and I tried KDE. I had installed by add remove programs, and on restart opted for KDE.

However back in Gnome, the resolution has gone astray. So I am doing another thread.


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