Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Sun Nov 18 09:08:07 UTC 2007

norman wrote:
> This afternoon I switched off my PC to do some cleaning. When I
> switched back on I was presented with a screen, the colour and layout
> of which I had never seen before. The screen was blue, all the icons
> were different, there were no top and bottom panels and the
> applications etc were accessed by right clicking the mouse button. The
> only clue I could find were the letters xfce.
> I use Ubuntu 7.10 and I have absolutely no idea what has happened. If I
> didn't know better I would think I had been attacked by a virus. Do you
> know what has caused this to happen?

The question is, what have you done before you switched off. Did you 
install some packages including xubuntu-desktop? That would include the 
xfce window manager. If you really want to have gnome back, just logout 
and before login again, select the session type gnome instead of xfce.


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