Desktop Environment Choose Problem on Ubuntu 10.10

Tony Pursell ajp at
Tue Oct 12 22:12:01 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-13 at 00:42 +0300, Adil ALPMAN wrote:
> Hi Everybody;
> I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 to my laptop pc (not netbook) and as everybody 
> knows ubuntu comes with ubuntu desktop environment, then i wanna use kde on 
> the same system and i installed kubuntu-desktop package on it and when the 
> installation ask me i choose gdm to desktop enviroment chooser on the 
> startup (because all ubuntu forums offer me gdm and not kdm at this point) 
> but when i restart my system i cant find any option to login with kde on 
> gdm...
> So, after that, when i search forums about that problem, they said there is 
> little bit problem and its come from gdm...
> Is there any option to choose kde or gnome at the begining of the graphical 
> desktop?
> ps : please use clear english if possible because my english's level in only 
> upper intermediate, not perfect... :)
> Thanks a lot...
> Adil ALPMAN 

Hi Adil

At the login screen, when you have chosen your login, or entered your
login name, you should see a SESSION menu at the bottom of the screen
with options for GNOME and KDE


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