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Boot your computer ... On login screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your user name and the password. Now execute the following commands : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo reboot Note : Rebooting Ubuntu operating system is not absolutely neccessary ... but it is recommended. Update addressing your response ...


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Try Xubuntu or Lubuntu. Both are often suggested to newcomers from the Windows world. Also icewm or razorqt which you can install from repositories with sudo apt-get install icewm or sudo apt-get install razorqt-desktop Gnome can also be tweaked to have its internal launcher appear at the bottom. If you still want to use Unity, its launcher can be ...


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Actually this is a great question for Unix & Linux because it is not only related to Ubuntu. There is a really nice answer on SuperUser which describes the Difference between .bashrc, .bash_profile and .profile. The accepted answer explains this pretty well. Here are some relevant parts from that answer: Bash is a Bourne-like shell. It reads ...


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Since there is now an official Ubuntu Mate release, why not just switch to that: apt-get install mate-core should do that for you (offering another desktop alternative, just like lubuntu-core etc) Easy as π


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I am running 14.04. I've got this error, then I installed default-jre and then I could remove ubuntu-desktop by tasksel.



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