Installing multiple window manager
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Mar 30 20:50:55 UTC 2012
On 30 March 2012 19:26, Pierre Girard <pierre.girard at gerad.ca> wrote:
> I'm installing an ubuntu machine with the default window manager (unity)
> but I want to also provide kde to users as well as gnome.
> For gnome, I install gnome-shell and it works. For kde, I tried installing:
> I also tried :
> In both cases, after everything is installed, I reboot and then try to
> login. When I do, I get the kde splash screen, however I never get the
> desktop. All I get is a black background and the mouse cursor.
> I tried installing:
> and this seemed to be worst. After the installation, I rebooted but when it
> restarted I got the kubuntu logo and colors (blue) instead of the normal
> ubuntu one (brown) and it never got to the login screen.
> Any suggestions on how to get multiple window managers working on the same
I too have installed multiple window managers - GNOME + KDE, Unity +
KDE, Unity + GNOME 3 + KDE + Xfce, and so on - many times over the
years with no problems at all.
It *should* work find and, well, Just Work™.
I think you might have some other, deeper problems, I am afraid.
Liam Proven • Profile: http://lproven.livejournal.com/profile
Email: lproven at cix.co.uk • GMail/G+/Twitter/Flickr/Facebook: lproven
MSN: lproven at hotmail.com • Skype/AIM/Yahoo/LinkedIn: liamproven
Tel: +44 20-8685-0498 • Cell: +44 7939-087884
More information about the ubuntu-users