How to switch from gnome to kde?

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Fri Jan 2 02:47:40 UTC 2009

On Thursday 01 January 2009, Jonathan Jesse wrote:
>I think we are missing a bigger problem....  I think you mentioned X is not
> starting automatically?  Is that true?  Are you have video card issues that
> I may have missed earlier

I did change the video card from an nvidia Vanta, to an ati 9200SE-256 this 
morning, but that did not make any difference, I had no graphical login 
anymore after the first reboot after the install, which was last saturday.  
So that to me is a non-issue.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Karl Klinger <karlok at>
>Sent: Thursday, January 01, 2009 5:43 PM
>To: Kubuntu Help and User Discussions <kubuntu-users at>
>Subject: Re: How to switch from gnome to kde?
>Karl Klinger wrote:
>> Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> That helped a bit, after a reboot I can now see some kde stuff in the
>>> gnome menu, but I still don't have a graphical login.
>> Just a guess, but I would try
>> 	dpkg-reconfigure -phigh kdm
>> Karl
>That's with a sudo of course.
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