[xubuntu-users] Re Desktop

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Aug 2 06:38:16 UTC 2013

On 08/02/2013 02:10 AM, James Freer wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Lee Harding <wordsmyth2 at optusnet.com.au> wrote:
>> Dear People: Have just installed Xubuntu on my daughter's computer. When I
>> boot from the hard disk, I see a welcoming screen for Ubuntu 12.04 and login
>> with name and password. Same screen, but no desktop. Instead I see:
>> (name)@ubuntu : ~$.  How do I get from there to the Xfce desktop? Please
>> advise? Many thanks...
>> wordsmyth
> I think something has gone wrong with the install or the iso was
> corrupted somehow. I'd try 13.04 as I have just installed that
> recently and I'd say it was a better version.

After you enter your username and before you enter your password, at the 
login screen there is a drop down menu to choose your session. Chose 
xfce or xubuntu desktop and see it that helps. What ever session you 
choose will be the default until you change it again. 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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