Desktop Environment Choose Problem on Ubuntu 10.10

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Oct 13 00:59:41 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... :)

Just enter your username ( don't enter passwd yet!) and look at the
bottom of the screen, you'll see some new icons and one of them will ask
you to pick your session when you click the correct one icon and it will
display gnome, KDE or gnome-failsafe ...pick KDE, enter passwd and
login. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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