Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Thu Jul 23 15:38:04 UTC 2009

On Thursday 23 July 2009, Steven Vollom wrote:
>I did something stupid.  A couple of days ago, I installed an application
> that was recommended by one of the people who helps on the list.  I have
> not turned my computer off for a couple of days, so changes did not take
> place until today.  I thought I was installing a perhaps better equivalent
> of Dolphin, and did not realize I was downloading and installing Gnome
> Desktop.
>I am sure it is a great application, but it looks too much like windows to
> me and isn't any fun.  The problem is I can't remember the name of the
> application to remove it.  When I google gnome desktop, it doesn't use the
> name I downloaded, so I am not sure how to remove it properly.
>I want KDE back.  Can someone give me the name so I can remove it?  Thanks!

If 'switchdesk' is installed, a simple 'switchdesk kde' and an x restart 
should put you back to where you were. You may have to find and install 
switchdesk in the package managers listings.

Cheers, Gene
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