gnome

Steven Vollom stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jul 23 16:13:14 UTC 2009


On Thursday 23 July 2009 11:55:34 am Sascha G├╝thling wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Steven Vollom
>
> <stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> > On Thursday 23 July 2009 11:38:04 am Gene Heskett wrote:
> > > 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!
> > > >
> > > >Steven
> > >
> > > 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
> >
> > Dear Gene,
> >
> > switchdesk isn't shown in Synaptic.  I also tried sudo apt-get install
> > switchdesk and it could not find the package.  I am sure I am doing
> > something
> > wrong, but don't see it.  Thanks!
> >
> > Steven
>
> Steven,
>
> logout of your current session. Don't shutdown or restart, just logout.
> You should end up on the login screen. Here you should be able to change
> the session type to KDE before you login again (there is an option button
> somewhere).
> Then you should at least have KDE back.
>
> Sascha
>
>
> Hope that helps
I tried that and no option showed.

STeven




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