Making XFCE as default on Ubuntu

Lars Behrens lars.behrens at
Fri Aug 15 22:28:06 CEST 2014

Am 15.08.2014 um 22:18 schrieb john Culleton:

> Just FYI I loaded up an Ubuntu partition because I want to use the
> latest Inkscape (0.91pre1) for a book I am writing. Every other Linux
> distro came up with errors that I couldn't solve. The developers use
> Ubuntu it seems. The only precompiled 0.91 is for Windoze and I just
> can't stand to work with that mess for this particular project. Now
> the Ubuntu standard gui is pretty awkward but you can load Ubuntu up
> with XFCE4 so I am trying to do that.

I'd suggest you install the xubuntu* packages, which should make xfce
default and install lightdm as login manager.


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