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Beginning Fedora Desktop: Fedora 18 Edition by Richard Petersen

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CHAPTER 13

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Additional Desktops

  • Xfce
  • LXDE
  • Sugar on a Stick (SoaS)
  • Mate
  • Cinnamon

Several alternative desktops are available for use on Fedora. Table 13-1 lists several popular alternative desktops that you can use for Fedora. You can use these desktops as additional ones that you can install on your Fedora system. At the login screen, the Sessions menu lets you choose which desktop you want to use, just as you can with KDE. You can download them from PackageKit (System Tools | Software). Look for the meta package with the extension -desktop such as xfce-desktop and cinnamon-desktop. This meta package will download the entire collection of packages ...

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