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

January 15th, 2013 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You the Steps for Switching from Lxde to Xfce 4 Desktop on Debian Linux Wheezy.

To Login into the Lxde Desktop we will Install and 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 Xfce4 Desktop


    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 the gdm3 Display Manager

    aptitude install rcconf

    Disable the gdm3 Display Manager

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

    Debian Slim Setup How-to
  5. SetUp Xfce4 for Starting at Boot

    su <username>
    nano ~/.xinitrc


    exec startxfce4
  6. How-to Easy Download and Install Debian Unstable Sid:

    Debian Stretch Easy-Install
  7. Rebooting into the Debian Xfce Desktop :)

  8. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Debian:

    Install Google-Chrome for Debian

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