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how to use i3wm with gnome ?

asked 2015-09-27 11:19:48 +0000

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Hi i'd like to know how to use gnome and i3wm on my machine without uninstall the one both on lightdm . Thank you in advance .

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You mean as alternatives? You can just install both, lightdm should pick up both and you can select during login which one you want to use.

Airblader gravatar imageAirblader ( 2015-09-27 11:29:43 +0000 )edit

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answered 2015-09-29 11:12:41 +0000

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how to select one of both during login ?

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Your desktop manager should give you that option in a dropdown. If it doesn't, it's not much of a desktop manager. However, the i3.desktop file has to be installed in the correct location (which should be the case).

Airblader gravatar imageAirblader ( 2015-09-29 12:02:24 +0000 )edit

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