Replace Desktop Environment on Raspberry Pi - LXDE ≫ XFCE 🌱

  1. Log into the Raspberry Pi
  2. Run the following commands in a terminal:
    # update software repositories
    sudo apt update
    # install available software updates
    sudo apt upgrade -y
    # install xfce
    sudo apt install xfce4 xfce4-goodies
    # uninstall lxde
    sudo apt remove lxappearance lxappearance-obconf lxde lxde-* lxhotkey-* lxinput lxmenu-data lxpanel lxpanel-data lxplug-* lxpolkit lxrandr lxsession lxsession* lxtask --purge
    # reboot
    sudo reboot now
  3. Log back in
  4. Welcome to XFCE running on Arch on your Android TV box
  5. Run the commands below to clean up any residual files:
    # purge and autoremove
    sudo apt autoremove --purge
    # delete cached apt files
    sudo apt clean