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How to run multiple desktop environment on the same fedora system?

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I was wondering if their is a way to have multiple desktop environment on a fedora system without one messing with other. Anytime you have multiple desktop environment on a system they will start writing each others configuration files messing up with themes. Not to mention populated application menus.

Would it be possible to create different users for different desktop environment? Or something like that.

posted Jun 5, 2014 by Majula Joshi

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I don't think that these problems are generally the case. Are you saying that you don't want to see some applications that are installed on the system on the menu of some desktop environments because they're written for a certain toolkit? (That is, no Gnome-targetted apps available in KDE?) Why limit yourself like that?

Now coming to your second part i.e. "Would it be possible to create different users for different desktop environment? Or something like that."
My answer would be "You could do that."

answer Jun 5, 2014 by Amit Parthsarthi
Previously whenever I have tried to run multiple desktop environment themes would get messed up like Chrome may pickup one theme and not the other and things like that.

Let me give it another go and see if it works fine.
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