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Trying to make a very speedy Ubuntu install for my network, I installed the command-line version of Natty Narwhal and the following packages: xorg, gnome-base, unity

My .xinitrc is simply exec ck-launch-session gnome-session. Unity appears to be working, though there's no side-menu like I'm using to seeing in UNE. Alt+Tab doesn't switch Windows either.

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I believe you mean netbook-launcher-efl Install netbook-launcher-efl and not unity. Furthermore you are probably missing alt-tab because of missing mutter.

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What's the difference between netbook-launcher-efl and unity? After installing mutter, gnome, unity, and compiz, things work as expected. Thanks! –  Henson D Sturgill Dec 10 '10 at 23:08
    
netbook-launcher-efl is basically the same as the previous (10.04) netbook experience, as opposed to unity, which does not have the side menu. –  RolandiXor Dec 10 '10 at 23:13
    
bit.ly/f3H8Ja This is without netbook-launcher-efl. I thought this was going to be the new interface for all versions. –  Henson D Sturgill Dec 11 '10 at 0:52
    
Well, I just removed compiz and things still work. Maybe I was just selecting the wrong gdm drop-down box for "Ubuntu Desktop"?! –  Henson D Sturgill Dec 11 '10 at 22:09
    
compiz is not needed for the experience to work ;) (it does make it more awesome though) –  RolandiXor Dec 11 '10 at 23:34

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