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

January 15th, 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.

Linux Desktops Gnome, Kde, Xfce and Lxde
  1. Installing the Lxde 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 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
  5. SetUp Lxde for Starting at Boot

    su <username>
    nano ~/.xinitrc


    exec startlxde
  6. Rebooting into the Debian Lxde Desktop :)

  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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