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sudo apt-get install gnome-shell Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information...Done
Package gnome-shell is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source

E: Package 'gnome-shell' has no installation candidate

Same message over and over, this is a fresh install

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Have you run sudo apt-get update yet?

You need to do that on a fresh install or it doesn't know where things are.

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Yes I just ran it and it did not help. –  Clear Feb 29 '12 at 0:12

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