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Install Desktop Environments or use different distributions [duplicate]

For you that have tested this, should we use Ubuntu and install different Desktop Environments (KDE/XFCE...) or we should install different distributions (Kubuntu/Xubuntu...). Are there any notable ...
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How to change menu system and appearance, please? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different desktop environments and shells are available? 11.10 graphic menus, is there a way for users that came from 11.04 to enable classic gnome menu? Also how ...
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Lightweight desktop environments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different desktop environments and shells are available? light weight window manager/desktop environment like unity Hi I was thinking about try a lightweight ...
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Remove Unity And Replace With Something Different [duplicate]

I need to "Safely" remove Unity 12.04 and replace it with something Different. I have looked and I have tried a couple of things (one which caused a complete re-install of Ubuntu). So maybe someone ...
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Is it possible to change the desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? I just want to ask if it is possible to change the Desktop environment in Ubuntu 11.10 and how to do it. Thanks in ...
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Desktop environment alternatives for laptops [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? Which desktop environments are better to install in a laptop? . I'm looking for customisation, high performance, good ...
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Is there any way to install a different GUI on 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? What different desktop environments and shells are available? Having switched from 10.10 to 12.04, I find the new GUI confusing and ...
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What different desktop environments are available? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What different DE's and shells are available? I like to play with desktop environments and I know how to get Kubuntu, Xubuntu and Gnome but I don't know how to get ...
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What desktop distro I should use when coming from Windows? [duplicate]

I've been using Windows 8 as my laptop since it came out, though I hate it, I really didn't really have a choice since my school only allowed Windows, and since my mom bought me windows 8, I just put ...
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Help for a Linux newbie [duplicate]

What are "lenses?" I keep seeing the term in comments by people who have been around Linux forever, but it does not appear in any of the legends on the Ubuntu desktop. And now you people are driving ...
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How can I change the GUI? [duplicate]

I use Linux Ubuntu, but I would like to change to Graphic User Interface (not specific looks like Windows). Are there any opportunities to change the Gnome GUI in Linux Ubuntu?
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Basic question on ubuntu desktop /interface [duplicate]

I need lil clarity , I am sort of lil new to ubuntu [ a weel old :)]. I am exploring the OS and really finding it awesome . Mean while, I did come up with some basic doubts which needs clarity . I ...
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Adding desktop environments to kubuntu 14.04.2 lts [duplicate]

I am using kubuntu 14.10.2 lts.I want to add another desktop environment to my OS. Please let me know if that is possible.I have tried it successfully on ubuntu 14.10 but do not want to add litter to ...
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How to revert to GNOME Classic Desktop?

I'm used to GNOME Classic and personally don't want to change to anything else, but it seems there is no more GNOME Classic in the Oneiric release. After apt-get installed gnome-session and all, ...
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How do I install and use the latest version of GNOME?

I followed the instructions for compiling GNOME Shell and it did compile with a few errors here and there but it didn't run. I installed GNOME Shell using sudo apt-get install gnome-shell but I got ...

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