Linux Mageia 2 Howto Easy-Switch to Gnome 3 Desktop Visual-Guide

September 4, 2012 | By Regaz.

This Article shows you How to Easy-Switch on Mageia Linux To GNOME 3 Desktop from KDE4 or Others Linux Desktops.

The Linux Mageia Distribuition has been Very Nicely Prepared for Easy and Fast Switching between Various Linux Desktops.

And this Visual Guide includes the Basic Screenshots of All GUI Steps involved.

The Content give Focus Only to the Essentials Instructions and Commands to make it Easier to Follow.

How to Setup Urmpi Repo on Mageia Cauldron
  1. Open a Terminal Window Mageia Linux 2 KDE Open Terminal

  2. Install the GNOME 3 Desktop


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    urpmi task-gnome

    Mageia Linux How to Getting-Started Installing New Packages/Software.

    Getting-Started Installing Stuff on Mageia
  • Set-Up Mageia to Login Into the GNOME 3 Desktop

    1. Open Mageia Control Center
      Mageia KDE 4 Open Mageia Control Center
    2. Select Boot >> Set-up Autologin
      Mageia KDE 4 Open Mageia Control Center - Boot Options
    3. Set Desktop to KDE4
      Mageia KDE 4 Open Mageia Control Center - Set GNOME as Desktop
  • Reboot!

  • You Should Nicely be Logged-In Directly into GNOME 3 Core Desktop ;)

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