Linux Mageia 2 Howto Easy-Switch to Kde4 Plasma Desktop Visual-Guide

September 4, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

This Article shows you How to Easy-Switch on Mageia Linux To KDE Plasma Desktop from GNOME 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 GNOME 3 Open Terminal

  2. Install the KDE 4 Plasma Desktop

    su 

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

    urpmi task-kde4

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

    Getting-Started Installing Stuff on Mageia
  3. Set-Up Mageia to Login Into the KDE4 Plasma Desktop

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

You Should Nicely be Logged-In Directly into KDE Plasma Core Desktop ;)


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