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I installed a new headless server with 12.04 and ssh. Now users want to ssh in and use gnome-terminal, gedit, etc.... Rather than install each of these separately, is there a parent package that would install most/all of the g* apps?

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The ubuntu-desktop package should provide everything you need to run a gui.

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop gnome
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