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LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+™ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide by Robb Tracy

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Configuring a Display Manager

For your LPIC-1/CompTIA Linux+ exam, you also need to be familiar with how to configure your display manager and desktop environment. In this part of this chapter, you will learn how to do this. The following topics are addressed:

• Trying out desktop environments

• Configuring a display manager

Let’s begin by discussing how to try out different desktop environments on Linux.

Trying Out Desktop Environments

Remember that we said the window manager and desktop environment components used by your Linux system are modular. You can try out the various window managers and desktop environments to see which one suits you. To do this, do the following:

1. Use the rpm utility (or other package installation utility) to install ...

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