View Full Version : [ubuntu] how/is it possible to change desktop environments

April 2nd, 2009, 09:49 AM
just got ubuntu 8.10 up and running but i discovered i lone the new kubuntu desktop environment and interface. is there a way i can switchover if possible please give me the details

April 2nd, 2009, 10:00 AM
in your menu open "synaptic" install "kubuntu-desktop" logout and select "kde" log back in.

April 2nd, 2009, 10:10 AM
Installing the kubuntu-desktop will install Kubuntu.
If you just want the KDE environment, without all the extra settings and applications, install the package kde-core.

April 2nd, 2009, 10:23 AM
thanks guys....but what if r i want the full thing

April 2nd, 2009, 10:34 AM
sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop