To show which desktop environment I have installed

ls -l /usr/share/xsessions/
Sometimes there are just no variables such as $DESKTOP_SESSION, $GDMSESSION, or $WINDOWMANAGER.
Sample Output
[[email protected] ~]$ ls -l /usr/share/xsessions/
total 24
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 4701 Apr 28  2011 gnome.desktop
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root  152 Jan  4  2012 kde-plasma.desktop
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root  201 Jan  4  2012 kde-plasma-safe.desktop
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root  458 Jul 11  2011 LXDE.desktop
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root  214 May  6  2011 openbox.desktop
[[email protected] ~]$

By: puresky
2014-01-17 05:09:18

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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