changing desktops - Ubuntu => xfce

Michael T. Richter ttmrichter at
Fri Nov 17 06:26:08 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-16-11 at 22:18 -0700, Scott wrote:

> >> I'm running ubuntu 6.10 and Gnome.
> >> Is it possible to change to XFCE4 and keep gnome?

> > Install "xubuntu-desktop".  Don't uninstall "ubuntu-desktop".  Then you
> > can have both worlds.  If you really want to go wild, install
> > "kubuntu-desktop" as well and have K too.

> And if you REALLY wanna party...
> $sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop fluxbox blackbox fvwm gnustep
> windowmaker afterstep icewm 9wm ion3 jwm amaterus larswm
> matchbox-window-manager.......

Yeah, but that's just silly.  :D

Michael T. Richter
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