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Ray66
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Gnome desktop system

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Post by Ray66 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:48 am

I have downloaded gnome from synaptic and checked in mx package installer
In other distro's there is normally a way of switching from the current xfce enviroment to gnome at login
There is nothing at login except the request for a password in mx 17
How do I switch to gnome or mate from the xfce system

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Re: Gnome desktop system

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:51 am

Ray66 wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:48 am
I have downloaded gnome from synaptic and checked in mx package installer
In other distro's there is normally a way of switching from the current xfce enviroment to gnome at login
There is nothing at login except the request for a password in mx 17
How do I switch to gnome or mate from the xfce system
there should be a session chooser in the top right hand corner of the lightdm login screen.
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
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FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: Gnome desktop system

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Post by Richard » Wed Aug 22, 2018 10:54 am

I understand that Gnome requires/depends on systemd so you'd need to select the systemd kernel at boot.
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Re: Gnome desktop system

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Post by Ray66 » Wed Aug 22, 2018 11:23 am

Thanks to everyone problem solved !

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