gnome

Ian Douglas Miller iandouglas96 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 16:18:22 UTC 2009


You want the "session" button on the login.  Hit session, and an options
menu will come up.  Choose KDE, and KDE should run.  If KDE is grayed out,
you deleted it and will have to reinstall through syntapic.

Ian

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 11:13 AM, Steven Vollom
<stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> 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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