How to Switch Between Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and Xubuntu

For you who have installed Ubuntu / Kubuntu / Xubuntu, you can switch between desktop environment easily.

Here are the desktop environments used by each distro:
– Ubuntu defaults use Gnome
– Kubuntu defaults use KDE
– Xubuntu defaults use XFCE

Just open Adept or Synaptic package manager, and search for:
ubuntu-desktop or kubuntu-desktop or xubuntu-desktop

Or you can use command line installer:
$ sudo aptitude install kubuntu-desktop
$ sudo aptitude install ubuntu-desktop
$ sudo aptitude install xubuntu-desktop

After finished with installation, do logout and choose KDE/Gnome/Xfce session from Session Menu before relogin.


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