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

January 14, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

The Guide shows you the Steps for Switching from Lxde to KDE4 Desktop on Debian Linux Wheezy.

To Login into the Lxde Desktop you will just Make Use of the slim Display Manager, the Default Debian Lxde Display Manager.

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 KDE4 Desktop.


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

    apt-get install aptitude tasksel

    aptitude --without-recommends install ~t^standard$ ~t^desktop$ ~t^kde-desktop$
  2. Installing and Switching to Slim Display Manager.

    aptitude install slim

    Choose the slim Display Manager.

    Debian Installing Slim Display Manager
  3. Disabling the gdm3 & kdm Display Manager.

    aptitude install rcconf


    Disable the gdm3 and kdm Display Manager.

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

    Debian Slim Setup How-to
  5. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser on Debian:

  6. SetUp KDE4 for Starting at Boot.

    su <username>

    nano ~/.xinitrc


    # exec startlxde


    exec startkde
  7. How to Easy Download and Install Debian Unstable Sid:

  8. Rebooting into the Debian KDE4 Desktop :)


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