Installing XFCE into the main edition

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Installing XFCE into the main edition

Postby mint-fresh on Thu Nov 29, 2007 10:33 pm

I want to install XFCE into the main edition (which I currently have installed) for its lighter desktop. Would it work if I did
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sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
or would that pull in some things that would make Mint just become like Xubuntu? Should I install the independent packages? If so, what would they be?
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Re: Installing XFCE into the main edition

Postby Husse on Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:08 am

That would be to much :)
What you could do is install xfce4 that would be better. Thats just xfce I think your alternative adds (much?) more
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Re: Installing XFCE into the main edition

Postby mint-fresh on Fri Nov 30, 2007 8:28 am

Ok, so would I do
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sudo apt-get install xfce4*
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Re: Installing XFCE into the main edition

Postby mint-fresh on Fri Nov 30, 2007 5:38 pm

Ok I have gotten XFCE to work now. It's just that for some reason it also pulled in Audacious.....
I did this:
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sudo apt-get install xfce4*
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Re: Installing XFCE into the main edition

Postby Husse on Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:50 am

Audacious may be part of it - haven't checked though
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