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After installing Ubuntu on my laptop, I installed Kubuntu to see what it is like. I preferred Ubuntu, so I uninstalled Kubuntu using these instructions https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PureGnome. During the uninstallation terminal said that I need to stop a KDE deamon and I clicked yes and it closed my desktop and put me in tty1 (I think). Since I didn't know what was happening and nothing seemed to be changing, I force shut down the laptop. Now when I start it it is forever on the loading screen. I've tried to reinstall using a disc, but that won't load either. I am new to linux/ubuntu and have no idea how to do things.

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if this answer "answered" your question please accept it them :) –  blade19899 Jul 11 '12 at 16:05
    
Possible Duplicate of [How do I remove Kubuntu-full and all it's applications][1] [1]: askubuntu.com/questions/122242/… –  Ankit Aug 18 '12 at 6:36

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  1. When booted, choose "recovery mode".

  2. From the boot menu, open a terminal, and type the following command:

    sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
    
  3. Then, to update the resource lists and remove redundant packages, run the commands below:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get autoremove
    sudo apt-get check
    sudo apt-get clean
    sudo apt-get autoclean
    
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