I want to install KDE in my Ubuntu 12.04 .
I am using LightDM. So how can I fully install KDE? I do not want to remove LightDM.
I want KDE but without any confliction with it.
Since Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric, LightDM replaces GDM as the default display manager.If you want to manage lightdm you can use Simple LightDM Manager.Currently this tool only supports chaging background and logo
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LightDM the new display manager for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric, comes to replace the old GDM, LightDM is known as a ligher and more customizable one.With the arrival of Ubuntu LightDM 11.10 Oneiric also came many new mockups, one of them was made famous by Robert Handmaids, a Canonical developer who created a 3D animation of the LightDM.
In Ubuntu lightdm log-in screen, guest session can be logged in without a password. Although guest gets lower privilege and can’t run sudo command, you can remove it from login screen via following way.
Edit LightDM configuration file “/etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf”. This need root privilege, use sudo nautilus command to start file browser with super user.
I have a fresh install of 13.04GS, which was installed via Unity. The thing is, every time I boot into Gnome, I get the blue screen with the familiar Gnome vertical 'Venetian blinds' before showing the lightdm log in screen.
How can I revert to the traditional purple lightdm screen?
It’s not commended to enable and login as root user in Ubuntu Linux. sudo command can do most works if you need super user privilege. But if you do need or have a good reason to login Ubuntu as root, here’s a way to login root via LightDM. Do it at your own risk!
Since Ubuntu 11.10, the default display manager was changed to LightDM.