View Full Version : [ubuntu] adding another session
May 19th, 2009, 07:54 PM
how do i add another log-in session to my computer? using ubuntu
May 19th, 2009, 08:07 PM
Do you mean a new user? Or are you talking about having another application launch at startup?
May 19th, 2009, 08:20 PM
Or do you want to add another desktop environment eg:
KDE or Xubuntu?
May 19th, 2009, 10:56 PM
A new user, maybe even with kde or xubuntu
and can someone explain the real difference between them?
May 20th, 2009, 06:30 PM
May 20th, 2009, 06:41 PM
To add a new user, go to System/Administration/Users and Groups. You'll need to unlock it with your admin password then you can set up the new user account and privileges.
KDE and XFCE are both alternate desktops. The best way to find out about them is to go to the source and read up on them:
Here is a guide to installing each of them - they are available through Synaptic. Scroll down to the "Playing Around" section and you'll find a lot of useful information about KDE, XFCE and a comparison betwen Gnome and KDE. This is a good site to bookmark...
I hope this helps...
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