Install XFCE desktop and remove Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 18.10

To install Xubuntu after you have install Ubuntu 18.10 with the default Gnome desktop, make sure to take a backup of your data and then open a terminal window and run the following commands: $ sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop <enter>$ sudo apt-get purge whoopsie orage gigolo catfish snap* parole* <enter>$ sudo apt-get purge ubuntu-gnome-desktop <enter>$ … Continue reading Install XFCE desktop and remove Gnome desktop on Ubuntu 18.10

How to use Google Drive in Linux with XFCE desktop or Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

Never could understand why getting Google to give a Google Drive client for Linux is so hard. However, there are several solutions to this and the Gnome 3+ Desktop Environment offers a good way to access Google Online Accounts. If you use XFCE desktop with Xubuntu, it makes no sense to download the whole Gnome … Continue reading How to use Google Drive in Linux with XFCE desktop or Xubuntu 18.04 LTS

Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu

If you are not comfortable with the Ubuntu Unity desktop, you can try out Cinnamon desktop for a change. To do so, type the following commands in a terminal window: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinnamon-stable <enter> $ sudo apt-get update <enter> $ sudo apt-get install cinnamon <enter> Bonus you also get gnome 2 classic with it. … Continue reading Cinnamon desktop on Ubuntu