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When I log in using Unity all I get is the wallpaper - no icons, no launcher, no apps, nothing. I can only get ubuntu classic to work (GNOME as far as I know) because I'm new to Ubuntu and I only like Unity. I hope someone can help me to get it working.

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Try unity --replace from the command line and see if that works..Also are you sure you installed unity correctly? and did you update correctly (post-installation)? – Nitin Venkatesh Sep 18 '11 at 14:38

you can reset the unity by running:

unity --reset


unity --reset-icons

i hope it be useful

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