Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Okay. So I am a supernoob to linux and consiquently Ubuntu (Version 10.10). I saw that I could use the synaptics manager to download the Unity interface. I didn't realize that when i went to install and apply Unity that it would not automatically unistall Gnome. Now everything is glitching within the Gnome/Unity interface and I am clueless as to how to remove either one of them. Help!!!

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

  1. Open Synaptic.
  2. On the bottom left, click the Status button.
  3. Above that, choose Installed. Now you should see a list of all your installed packages.
  4. Find the unity package.
  5. Right click on it, select Mark for Complete Removal.
  6. Apply your changes.
  7. If it doesn't fix things right away, either restart X, or just reboot altogether.
share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.