Linux Debian Wheezy How to Easy Switching From Xfce to Lxde Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Visual-Guide

January 15, 2013 | By Regaz.

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

Here to Login and Run the Lxde Desktop we will Install and Make Use for Facility of the slim instead of the Defaults lightdm & kdm Display Managers.

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

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  1. Installing the Lxde Desktop.


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    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 lightdm Display Manager.

    aptitude install rcconf


    Disable the lightdm Display Manager.

  4. Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:

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

    su <username>

    nano ~/.xinitrc


    exec startlxde
  • Rebooting into the Debian Lxde Desktop :)

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