[ubuntu-uk] Multiple Desktops

Anders Jacobsen andersja+lists-ubuntu-uk at gmail.com
Fri May 25 10:03:39 BST 2007

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

then select KDE as environment when you're logging in. You'll be asked if
you want it to be your default: you can say "just this time" and experiment

On 5/25/07, Ian Pascoe <softy.lofty.ilp at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks
> Up to now I've been a dedicated follower of Gnome, well almost a year now,
> and thought it'd be fun to try KDE and maybe a couple of the other
> esoteric
> desktops out there.
> My question is what is the best way to, initially, have both KDE and Gnome
> on the same PC without them trying to interfere with one another.
> My initial thoughts were to set up a new user specifically for KDE but I
> don't know if that'd work, or indeed whether when doing things like
> updating
> if the system would get it's nickers in a twist trying to update both
> desktops.  And for that matter, when I've had enough of one particular
> desktop and removed it, would it also remove dependencies required by the
> other(s).
> Actually, having written this down, the logical thing to do would be to
> have
> two totally seperate installations, but I don't know!
> Thoughts?
> Ian
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