Linux Debian Wheezy How-to Easy Switching from Xfce to Gnome Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 15th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You the Steps for Switching from Xfce to Gnome3 Desktop on Debian Linux Wheezy.

Here to Login and Run the Gnome3 Desktop we will Install and Make Use for Facility of the slim instead of the Default lightdm & gdm3 Display Managers.

Finally the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.

Linux Desktops Gnome, Kde, Xfce and Lxde
  1. Installing the Gnome3 Desktop

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    apt-get install aptitude tasksel
    tasksel install gnome-desktop --new-install
  2. Installing and Switching to Slim Display Manager

    aptitude install slim

    Choose the slim Display Manager.

    Debian Installing Slim Display Manager
  3. Disabling the lightdm & gdm3 Display Managers

    aptitude install rcconf
    rcconf

    Disable the lightdm and gdm3 Display Managers

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

    Debian Slim Setup How-to
  5. SetUp Gnome3 for Starting at Boot

    su <username>
    nano ~/.xinitrc

    Inserts:

    exec gnome-session
  6. Rebooting into the Debian Gnome3 Desktop :)

    reboot
  7. How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Debian:

    Evernote for Debian

    How-to Easy Download and Install Debian Unstable Sid:

    Debian Stretch Easy-Install
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