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[SOLVED] Switching DE does not work on live usb

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[SOLVED] Switching DE does not work on live usb

Post by josefm » Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:31 pm

Hi there,

I'm new to Arcolinux, have been using Manjaro the last years. When testing live usb I fail to switch desktops. Same behavior for arcolinux-v19.12.15.iso and arcolinuxb-gnome-v19.12.15.iso

First boot and automatic login works fine, but then I logout, type liveuser, hit enter and change the DE using the icon on top right corner. The moment I select a different DE (like openbox, i3 or gnome) the login greeter and topbar vanishes and leaves me with only the background and the mouse.

I then only manage to shutdown using tty.

On virtualbox it works btw.

My system:
Dell XPS 13 (9343) from 2015

Thanks for help

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Re: [OPEN] Switching DE does not work on live usb

Post by erikdubois » Wed Dec 18, 2019 7:08 am

Do use our websites to find your solutions

https://arcolinux.com/installation/

I tested this on VB and on ssd.

I would say never mind and install.
Learn, have fun and enjoy.
But first use the power of the Arch Wiki
use the tutorials on https://www.youtube.com/erikdubois
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Re: [SOLVED] Switching DE does not work on live usb

Post by josefm » Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:29 am

thanks for the quick response.

I saw both video and site (https://arcolinux.com/installation/), it switchin DE didn't work as shown there.

You guessed right, I worried and it is the reason why I haven't installed yet. Will probably try and let you now here if it worked if you want to.

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Re: [SOLVED] Switching DE does not work on live usb

Post by erikdubois » Wed Dec 18, 2019 8:34 am

Sure thing - give us feed-back

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Learn, have fun and enjoy.
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Re: [SOLVED] Switching DE does not work on live usb

Post by josefm » Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:50 am

As you said, install worked fine. Thanks!


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