Linux: Ways to start desktop manager and desktop environment

Pre-requisite 1. Video driver installed. 2. dbus installed and loaded. 3. consolekit installed. 4. true type font (like ttf-dejavu) installed. 5. Input drivers installed: xf86-input-mouse and xf86-input-keyboard. 6. gamin installed. (For monitoring files and directories) 7. System fully upgraded (At least for Arch Linux, this is a recommendation) 8. Power utilities program for hibernate, shutdown, … Continue reading Linux: Ways to start desktop manager and desktop environment

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Arch Linux: With KDE

The size of a fully installed KDE is 2.2G, it is very huge and I need to turn on 3-D acceleration on my vbox so that KDE desktop can show. The KDE4.8 has style while loading the system... but it is very slow comparing to LXDE and Gnome... KDE full installation pacman -S kde Add … Continue reading Arch Linux: With KDE