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My computer is pretty old so I'd really like to have Unity 2D enabled. Does anyone know how to do that? Thanks in advance!

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If your computer is old then it is probably defaulting to unity-2d by default - this is called "fallback" mode.

To check that you are using unity-2d use the linked Q&A below.

If you are actually using unity-3d, then you can logout of the live CD, change session to unity 2D and then log back in.

To do this, press the Dash button and search for terminal.

force a logout by typing:

gnome-session-quit --logout --no-prompt

Change the session to "Unity-2D" by pressing the cog button.

Your username is "ubuntu" and there is no password.

Linked Question

  1. Am I using Unity or Unity 2D?
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