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I installed ubuntu 12.04 server. After installation I can only see a black screen just like a terminal in full screen. Its the same every time I restart.But I can't find a desktop(ubuntu screen with icons etc.) Am I missing something? Can it be solved by some installations?

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The system hardware is working fine. So is the compatibility. –  simply user Feb 4 '14 at 9:04
Ubuntu server is configured for use without a desktop environment. This isn't Windows (server) :-P . But if you want to install a desktop environment in Ubuntu server, you can do. See here how –  NikTh Feb 4 '14 at 9:16

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