Howto: Change Default User Session | Ubuntu 2D | Ubuntu 12.10 | Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin | Login Session | Desktop Environment

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I hope you like my previous two posts, Some comments are very good to see and some comments from root protectors but that is also good as they feel that it is best. Everybody has rights to say but its upon them to accept it or not.

Anyways, Today I am going to share one more how to which will helps you to change Default Login Session or We can Say Default Desktop Environment.

In Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, It is very easy to change Desktop Environment, Just One Command and Done.

To Change Default User Login Session please follow the procedure and Your Default Login Session will change Permanently.

I am showing the way to change user session for Below Most Popular Environments :-

1. Gnome Classic

2. Gnome Classic ( No Effects )

3. Ubuntu ( Unity )

4. Ubuntu 2D ( Unity )

DO IT AT YOUR OWN RISK.

1. You need to be root or sudo user which has rights to execute “lightdm-set-defaults” command.
Sudo enabled Users can execute following command with sudo at starting of command.

==> To Set User Session to Gnome Classic, Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-classic
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Gnome Classic with No Effects, Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-fallback
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Ubuntu ( Unity ), Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

==> To Set User Session to Ubuntu 2D ( Unity ), Please Execute Following Command  :-

root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~# /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu2d
root@tejas-barot-ahmedabad-linux:~#/etc/init.d/lightdm restart

If you have installed More Login Sessions then you can see all available sessions’ list from /usr/share/xsessions/ and Use above commands to set User Session and Restart lightdm service.

I hope this will helps you all.

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