How to add xfce?

Sonny Golovine sonny at
Sat Mar 31 05:35:58 UTC 2012

As an alternative. You'll be able to choose which desktop to load at the 
login screen.

On 03/31/2012 12:32 AM, Pastor JW wrote:
> 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.

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