Alternative to x11/gnome3 ?

Wes Frazier wes.frazier at
Sun Apr 29 15:18:51 UTC 2018

On 04/29/18 10:43, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> blubee blubeeme wrote:
>>> What alternative to x11/gnome3 can you advise?
>>> I would like a more lightweight desktop environment, however it MUST
>>> support switching between GUI users without logging out (like
>>> Ubuntu or Windows).
>>> I tried Mate but it does not seem to be able to switch between users
>>> without logging out (at least the display manager Mate comes with
>>> cannot do that).
>> Try xfce
> Do you know from experience that it supports switching? Which dm does
> it use, its own?
I know from past experience that on GNU/Linux XFCE supports user
switching when LightDM is the display manager but not with other DMs. I
have not yet tried this on FreeBSD however.

- Wes

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