Arch-Linux 2013.03 VMware Virtual Machine How-to Install the Xfce4 Desktop Step-by-Step Easy Guide

March 17th, 2013 by Regaz



The Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and SetUp the Xfce4 Linux Desktop on Top of a Arch-Linux 2013.03 VMware Virtual Machine on VMware Fusion and VMware Workstation.

All Steps are Clearly Delineated Reducing at Minimum the Eventuals Choices and Customizations to Make Clearer & Easier the Process.

After if You Have Some Doubt or Need Some More Insight you Should Consult the Official Online Arch-Linux Documentation…

Just Relax & Take the Time of Carefully Reading and Executing the Instructions Contained Here and All should Work Like a Summer Breeze :)

Arch-Linux Rocket In Sky
  1. Prerequisite for Xfce is the XOrg Server Installation & SetUp:

    XOrg Installation Arch-Linux
  2. Installing the Xfce Desktop
    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    pacman -S xfce4 xfce4-goodies

    Troubleshooting for failed to commit transaction – invalid or corrupted package:

    Arch-Linux Failed Transaction
  3. Installing some Font

    This Simply to Give a slightly Nicer Look & Feel to the Xfce Linux Desktop.

    pacman -S ttf-dejavu
  4. Enabling Xfce4 Login at Boot for Arch-Linux 2013 on VMware:
    Boot SetUp for Arch-Linux 2013 on VMware

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