Install XFCE desktop and remove Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 18.10

To install Xubuntu after you have install Ubuntu 18.10 with the default Gnome desktop, make sure to take a backup of your data and then open a terminal window and run the following commands:

$ sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop <enter>$ sudo apt-get purge whoopsie orage gigolo catfish snap* parole* <enter>$ sudo . . . → Read More: Install XFCE desktop and remove Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 18.10

How to use Google Drive in Linux with XFCE desktop or Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

Never could understand why getting Google to give a Google Drive client for Linux is so hard. However, there are several solutions to this and the Gnome 3+ Desktop Environment offers a good way to access Google Online Accounts.

If you use XFCE desktop with Xubuntu, it makes no sense to download the whole Gnome . . . → Read More: How to use Google Drive in Linux with XFCE desktop or Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

Remove Cinnamon desktop from ubuntu

To remove Cinnamon desktop from Ubuntu after you have installed it, open a terminal window and enter following commands: $ sudo apt-get purge cinnamon <enter> $ sudo apt-get autoremove <enter>

Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu

If you are not comfortable with the Ubuntu Unity desktop, you can try out Cinnamon desktop for a change. To do so, type the following commands in a terminal window:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install cinnamon <enter>

Bonus you also get gnome 2 classic with it.

. . . → Read More: Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu

Linux Mint and the Mate desktop

Today I test drove Linux Mint. Must say it is one of the best out there for newbies and experienced users alike. Most of all, it is a cool substitute for Ubuntu or Fedora, if you are not comfortable with the Ubuntu Unity desktop or if you are not comfortable with the Gnome 3 desktop . . . → Read More: Linux Mint and the Mate desktop

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