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I am using ubuntu 12.10 and when I go to the login screen it doesn't have the desktop environment menu. There is no button for the menu which is really annoying because I want to change environment.

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Please list all the environments you have installed on your system. – dadexix86 Nov 12 '12 at 16:49
Maybe you deleted LightDM. – ZDroid Mar 6 '13 at 8:34

Have you tried clicking on the Ubuntu icon in the username/password box?

the ubuntu icon, in the upper right corner

Clicking on it should reveal a list of the environments you have on your system:

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