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I'd like to try Unity, but I'm running Kubuntu 12.04 (64-bit). How I can I install the Unity desktop environment?

I tried "sudo apt-get install unity", but after installation and choosing "Gnome" from the login screen, it fails and displays an error dialog saying that the Gnome environment cannot be loaded.

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Use sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop.

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I realize that this question was asked for an earlier version of Kubuntu. However, for those who come via google, the following command is enough to install Unity on Kubuntu 14.04, and is preferable to installing ubuntu-desktop:

sudo apt-get install unity
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