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After a recent system update my netbook launcher is not working and has vanished. I am able to see the title bar like system clock and other apps but not able to access any apps. I tried booting to the 2d edition and it works fine.. Can you help..

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You probably need to re-install Ubuntu Netbook's launcher. Run the following in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-netbook

That should do the trick for you.

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Try purging Unity's and Compiz's configuration files by reinstalling.

Open a terminal and write:

sudo apt-get purge unity compiz
sudo apt-get install unity compiz

This is a dirty solution though and you'll lose all custom configurations made to those two.

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-1, he's using 10.04 Netbook Remix - Unity was added in 10.10 NBR. – James Oct 19 '11 at 19:05

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