[SATLUG] Linux as a Desktop and more expertise
John D Choate
jdchoate at gmail.com
Sun Jul 26 19:39:12 CDT 2009
> Personally.. I have both KDE and Gnome installed on all of my systems as I
> like some apps from each desktop environment.
> But you don't need to change the DM to change
> desktops. You only need to change DMs if need a feature of the other DM. But
> more to the point -- whether in gdm or kdm, once you have both desktops
> installed, you can always choose which desktop you want to run simply by
> selecting it in the DM GUI before hitting enter on your password when logging
> in. After you select a desktop environment, that will be your new desktop
> until you change it again.
I use KDE by default and I always install Gnome too. I like apps from both as well. Also, on my laptop, I am constantly updating KDE to the latest development release. So it is nice to have Gnome to fall back on when/if KDE gets hosed from a "cooker" update.
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