How-to Easy Switch Gnome/Gnome3 to Lxde Desktop on Linux Debian Wheezy Visual-Guide

December 25th, 2012 by Regaz

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

To Login into the Lxde Desktop we will Install and Make Use of the slim Display Manager.

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

Linux Penguin Lxde
  1. Installing the Lxde Desktop


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

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

    aptitude install slim

    Choose the slim Display Manager.

    Debian Installing Lxde Display Manager
  3. Disabling the gdm/gdm3 Display Managers

    aptitude install rcconf

    Simply Disable the gdm or the gdm3 Display Managers

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

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

    su <username>
    nano ~/.xinitrc


    exec startlxde
  6. Rebooting into the Debian Lxde Desktop :)

  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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