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I want to know what to put in the terminal to install Unity DE on Ubuntu 11.10 minimal. For example.Sudo apt-get install (whatever goes here) Including the dependencies.

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This will give you a more "minimal" install. apt-get default behaviour is to install all recommended packages.

sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop 
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Just what I was looking for. Thanks a lot. – rockr101 Jul 5 '12 at 20:07
I'm aware it is 1.5 years later, but thank you so much for this command, I was googling quite a bit for this. Weeeh. – henry Jan 17 '14 at 10:36

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

ubuntu-desktopInstall ubuntu-desktop

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It will only install the desktop environment? It won't install unnecessary programs? – rockr101 Mar 2 '12 at 19:53
Define "unnecessary" See also – bodhi.zazen Mar 2 '12 at 22:00
The image is no longer available. Please fix. – Nickolai Leschov Apr 21 at 18:55

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