changing desktops - Ubuntu => xfce

Scott geekboy at
Sat Nov 18 04:26:38 UTC 2006

Ricardo C O Freitas spake thusly on 11/17/2006 05:27 PM:
> On Friday 17 November 2006 01:27, Michael T. Richter wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-16-11 at 23:37 -0200, Ricardo C O Freitas 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.
> I was trying thu synaptic!
> That was the problem! 
> To install xubuntu, synaptic wants me to REMOVE gnome!

When you say it wants you to "remove GNOME" can you be more specific?

I'm guessing it just wants you to remove a metapakage and not all of GNOME.

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