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Short answer: As mentioned in this answer on Unix & Linux, you should be able to get that from: cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager I tried it on both Unity and XFCE, both worked.


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Take a look at the gnome desktop. Screen shot of what I think you're after based on your question: You can find Ubuntu Gnome here: http://ubuntugnome.org/ You can also add gnome via the Ubuntu Software Center by searching for "gnome."


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take a look at these gnome themes: devianart eight : see video windows8 Style 0.1 Sigma metro 0.1 GNOME Icon Theme Windows 8 modern UI (metro) Gtk3 (+Gtk2) 0.4 GTK 3.x Theme/Style


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How about speed up Nautilus a bit ... gsettings set org.gnome.nautilus.preferences default-folder-viewer 'list-view' org.gnome.nautilus.list-view use-tree-view true org.gnome.nautilus.preferences always-use-location-entry true org.gnome.nautilus.preferences show-image-thumbnails 'local-only' org.gnome.nautilus.preferences show-image-thumbnails 'never' ...


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Give Thunar a try, it comes standard with xfce desktops, so its fairly quick and well integrated. It support tabs and tree-view among other settings. Right-click on a folder and choose open in a new tab. It features bulk rename with a good selection of options, f.eks. renaming audiofiles from their metadata. Get it from the repository: Set Thunar as ...


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The solution to this problem is in wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee. Easily done by running the following command: sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia primus linux-headers-generic sudo reboot


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You could try the Lubuntu distribution. It's not as pretty as Ubuntu but light on resources and very responsive. You can even switch to it without a total system re-installation while retaining the Unity desktop in case you want to go back.



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