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

January 14th, 2013 by Regaz

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 Look: Solution

    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 Browser on Debian:

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  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:

    Debian Stretch Easy-Install
  8. Rebooting into the Debian KDE4 Desktop :)


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