How-to Easy Switch KDE4 to Xfce Desktop on Linux Debian Wheezy Visual-Guide

December 26th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You the Steps for Switching from KDE4 to Xfce Desktop on Debian Linux Wheezy.

To Login into the Xfce 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 Xfce Launcher
  1. Installing the Xfce Desktop

    su 

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

    apt-get install aptitude tasksel
    tasksel install xfce-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 kdm Display Manager

    aptitude install rcconf
    rcconf

    Disable the kdm Display Manager

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

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

    su <username>
    nano ~/.xinitrc

    Inserts:

    exec startxfce4
  6. Rebooting into the Debian Xfce 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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