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How do I install budgie desktop on my Fedora Rawhide??

asked 2016-04-19 12:47:00 -0500

Strule gravatar image

I tried the solus tutorial, a lot of google tutorial but it just doesn't work. Bash says it's installed, but my GDM doesn't recognize as a Desktop Environment.

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On the login page, after entering the password, click on the gear button to choose the desktop and press enter.

anishjp gravatar imageanishjp ( 2016-04-19 13:20:53 -0500 )edit

If you are looking for a GNOME 2 style desktop, Cinnamon is a good choice. dnf install cinnamon

anishjp gravatar imageanishjp ( 2016-04-19 13:23:26 -0500 )edit

no, i'm not looking for something like Gnome 2, I wanna just Budgie, but it doesn't show in the login screen

Strule gravatar imageStrule ( 2016-04-19 13:26:55 -0500 )edit

Did you restart GDM (or your computer) after installing budgie?

Does budgie installer create a .desktop file in /usr/share/xsessions/? GDM and other display managers need this to start desktop sessions.

Please have a look at journalctl -b and provide more details, preferably error messages. You wrote "Bash says it's installed", what do you mean with that?

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2016-04-20 03:41:39 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-04-26 04:04:39 -0500

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