January 18, 2017 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.
Switching from GNOME to Xfce on Debian
You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-step How to Switch from GNOME/Gnome3 to Xfce Desktop on Debian 8 Jessie GNU/Linux.
To Login into the Xfce Desktop we will Install and Make Use of the slim Display Manager.
Finally, the post’s Content is Expressly Reduced to Give Focus to the Essentials Instructions and Commands.
Installing the Xfce Desktop.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
aptitude install xfce4
Installing and Switching to Slim Display Manager.
aptitude install slim
Choose the slim Display Manager.
Disabling the gdm/gdm3 Display Managers.
aptitude install rcconf
Disable the gnome or gnome3 Display Managers.
Setup Slim for Running a Desktop on Debian:
SetUp Xfce for Starting at Boot.
Rebooting into the Debian Xfce Desktop :)
Press F1 to Switch from GNOME to Xfce & Viceversa.
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