How to add xfce?

Pastor JW rev.olson at gmail.com
Sat Mar 31 04:32:45 UTC 2012


On Friday, March 30, 2012 08:53:41 pm Karl Auer wrote:
> On Fri, 2012-03-30 at 23:38 -0400, Sonny Golovine wrote:
> > sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
> > 
> > This will install Xubuntu (XFCE) and all its related packages.
> 
> Wil XFCE be added as an alternative, or will it wipe out my current
> desktop? At the moment I can log in after selecting Unity, Ubuntu
> Classic etc. I would like to try XFCE, but I would like to be able to
> switch back to my current GNOME desktop, with all my icons, launchers
> and what-have-you still intact...

All it allows you to do is choose what you want to operate in at log in.  I 
have Gnome, never used, KDE, used most of the time, XFCE, sometimes used, and 
lubuntu.  Its all sitting on the Ubuntu engine so everything just works no 
matter which desktop you boot up in.




More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list