XFCE Desktop Installation on Fedora 39

This guide will show you the XFCE Desktop Environment Installation on Fedora Linux 39. XFCE is an open-source desktop environment that helps you perform all Linux tasks from the desktop. Follow the rest of the article to start your installation and access your XFCE desktop on Fedora Linux 39.

Steps To XFCE Desktop Environment Installation on Fedora Linux 39

To complete this guide, you must have access to your server as a non-root user with sudo privileges. Then, proceed to the following steps.

Note: To get more Fedora Linux guides and articles, you can visit the Fedora Tutorials.

Step 1 – Run Fedora Linux Update

The first step is to run the system update by using the following command:

sudo dnf update -y

Step 2 – Install XFCE on Fedora Linux 39 with DNF

The XFCE latest packages are available in the Fedora default repository. You can verify it by using the following command:

sudo dnf group list

In your output, you will see:

Available environment groups in Fedora 39

So you can simply use the command below to install XFCE on your server:

sudo dnf group install "Xfce"

This will install the required packages and dependencies. Enter Y to complete your installation.

Install XFCE on Fedora 39

When your installation is completed, you will get the following output:

Complete XFCE installation

Step 3 – Command To Reboot Fedora Linux

At this point, you must reboot your server to initialize the newly installed desktop environment. To do this, you can run the following command from your terminal:

sudo reboot

Step 4 – Access XFCE Desktop Environment in Fedora Linux 39

Once you log in to your Fedora server, from your settings you can select the XFCE desktop icon and log in to your server.

Launch XFCE desktop in Fedora

Then, you must have your XFCE desktop environment in Fedora 39.

XFCE desktop environment

From there, you can easily customize your desktop settings and enjoy using your XFCE desktop.

To get more information, you can visit the official documentation page.

Step 5 – Update XFCE Desktop on Fedora Linux

Updating packages and apps is an important task. To get an XFCE update, you can easily update your local packages by using DNF:

sudo dnf update -y

Step 6 – Uninstall XFCE From Fedora Linux

If you no longer want to use the XFCE desktop, you can easily remove it by using the following command:

sudo dnf group remove "Xfce"

When your removal process is completed, you must reboot your server:

sudo reboot


At this point, you have learned the Steps To XFCE Desktop Environment Installation on Fedora Linux 39 and Launch your Desktop environment. Hope you enjoy using it.

Also, you may like to read the following guides:

Install XFCE Desktop Environment on AlmaLinux 9 and RHEL 9

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