[CentOS] Selecting a Desktop

Sat Dec 5 23:51:50 UTC 2020
Frank Cox <theatre at sasktel.net>

gdm allows that.  Click the little gear beside the login button and select the desktop you want.  (The little gear shows up only when more than one desktop is actually installed and available for use.)

On Sat, 05 Dec 2020 15:37:05 -0800
david wrote:

> Folks
> Some of my users like GNOME, some like XFCE, and there's even a MATE 
> lover out there.  And some would like to change desktops from time to 
> time.  Is there some way to allow a user to choose her own 
> desktop?  I can envision at least two ways this might be done:
> 1)  Present a user with a command-line login, and have a program 
> (let's call it 'gui') so the user could type in "gui g" for gnome, 
> "gui m' for mate, and so on.
> 2)  Present a uses with a gui login-in screen, which also includes a 
> desktop selector.
> Of course, it would only offer those desktops which are installed.
> Is there such?
> Gui-Confused
> David
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