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Step by step tutorial for installing KDE and removing Gnome:
 
Step by step tutorial for installing KDE and removing Gnome:
  
# log in as root via '''su'''
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# Open up '''Terminal''' .
# '''yum install @kde-desktop system-switch-displaymanager kdm'''
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# Log in as root via '''su''' .
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# Enter '''yum install @kde-desktop system-switch-displaymanager kdm'''
 
# '''system-switch-displaymanager kdm'''
 
# '''system-switch-displaymanager kdm'''
# reboot your machine
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# Reboot your machine.
# log in and be sure to choose KDE as session
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# Log in, and be sure to choose KDE as session.
# if you want to remove GNOME continue, otherwise you're done now
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# If you plan to remove GNOME, continue; otherwise you're done now.
# you can now '''yum remove @gnome-desktop''' . Watch out that this doesn't remove any programs you want to keep!
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# You can now enter '''yum remove @gnome-desktop''' . Watch out that this doesn't remove any programs you want to keep!
# you should be done now
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# Now you should be able to use KDE as the default Desktop Environment.
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Thanks to shivam for contributing!

Revision as of 20:46, 23 January 2010

Step by step tutorial for installing KDE and removing Gnome:

  1. Open up Terminal .
  2. Log in as root via su .
  3. Enter yum install @kde-desktop system-switch-displaymanager kdm
  4. system-switch-displaymanager kdm
  5. Reboot your machine.
  6. Log in, and be sure to choose KDE as session.
  7. If you plan to remove GNOME, continue; otherwise you're done now.
  8. You can now enter yum remove @gnome-desktop . Watch out that this doesn't remove any programs you want to keep!
  9. Now you should be able to use KDE as the default Desktop Environment.

Thanks to shivam for contributing!