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Type the following in Terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Now reboot and you should have the Unity desktop environment installed. if it shows and dependency problem or error try these steps: sudo apt-get check sudo apt-get install -f It should repair all problems with dependencies or errors


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My suggestion is to try a minimum xfce. For this you should run: To make sure the repositories are up-to-date sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade To configure your system to not install suggested packages or recommended packages: sudo nano apt.conf Type in the following: APT::Install-Recommends "0"; APT::Install-Suggests "0"; Ctrl+U Paste. ...


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Here is a link that gives small list of necessary packages for minimal-gnome specific to Ubuntu Server 14.04 - hope this helps... option 1 http://www.htpcbeginner.com/install-gui-on-ubuntu-server-14-04-gnome/ What's also worked for me (alternate solution) in some cases was installing JUST gnome-panel and that pulled in the other necessary package without ...


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....it will be more than 3 packages to get your session configured and visible. I've gone the server>minimal desktop route many times myself with many versions of Ubuntu. The gnome-fallback (gnome-flashback now same package) metapackage lacks the necessary components to solve your issue. I suggest that your answer/solution may be at the following link, ...


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lightdm and GDM are both 'display managers'. They govern how and when your 'desktop environment' loads. Gnome, KDE and XFCE are all examples of desktop environments, and should be compatible with both lightdm and GDM.


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Installing gnome-desktop gives you the GNOME desktop environment. You can access it through lightdm desktop manager (Ubuntu's default) even if you don't have gdm. On the other hand, gdm is merely login screen. Surprisingly enough, if you do apt-cache show gdm it reports that gnome-shell is one of the dependencies, but apt-cache show gnome-desktop reports ...


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The closest I have found (and currently use) uses the Put settings in CompizConfigSettingsManager. I utilise the Put Center value, which puts the currently selected window to the center of the currently selected output (screen). eg Window off center: After hitting the Put Center hotkey: The steps to achieve this: Install CCSM sudo apt-get install ...


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I fixed the login problem, called a login loop, by following this answer http://askubuntu.com/a/223634/390210 . Doesn't explain the audio though


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Turns out I had to look for i3 in the Ubuntu software center and delete it from there.


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my pc boots up to sometimes two tty's or will start with one on tty1, then somewhere along the way it moves of its own volition to tty3, and i can ctrl+alt+f1 back to tty1 and there is a logon splash screen. I prefer to only have one running as i have no idea what is going on with multiple tty's launching, seems like a waste of resources, what is generating ...


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Install the NVIDIA proprietary graphics driver for the Dell XPS 410 Desktop. Open the terminal and type: sudo apt-get install nvidia-173 nvidia-settings sudo reboot


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Add repository sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily Update and install sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install elementary-desktop Thats it, now log out and on the login page, the Pantheon desktop should be visible in the list of desktop environments.


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First, Sending/Receiving rely on the SMTP protocol. Dovecot, is NOT a SMTP server, it's an IMAP/POP3 server, which is used to serve Mailboxes to the end user. To receive mail you need a SMTP server, like Postfix or Exim4. To send Mail, you need a SMTP client, like sendmail. If you want to add a Web Interface, you'll also need a WebServer (Like Apache2 or ...


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I would suggest this article on WEB UPD8: Better Font Rendering In Linux With Infinality Infinality is a set of Freetype patches that try to provide an improved font rendering for Linux and also, to allow easy customization so the users can adjust the settings to their taste. Using it, you can easily set the font style to emulate OSX, OSX2, Windows ...


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Ubuntu also uses the ttf format. Simply download any font and double click to install it. Windows fonts are avaliable on Ubuntu, including Arial and Times New Roman. Using the old command: sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts for installing Times New Roman font etc. Source To configure them - you want Unity Tweak Tool. Simply install it: ...


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Ubuntu with a Cinnamon desktop environment is still considered Ubuntu: a Linux distribution is far more than just a desktop environment. Distributions differ by several default packages. For instance, since 15.04 Ubuntu is switching to another init system, which brings up services. Mint as far as I know, on the other hand, is still using upstart.


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Cinnamon on Ubuntu is still Ubuntu - it's just a desktop environment. It's on topic here as well.


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You're still using Ubuntu, with a different DE.


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I just installed after reading your post. I ran an apt-cache search :~$ apt-cache search fvwm and selected and installed fvwm-crystal :~$ sudo apt-get install fvwm-crystal -y Before installing fvwm-crystal I was using an openbox derivative and removed all of my /usr/share/xsessions/.desktop files, except openbox.desktop that way I would only be ...


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sudo apt-get remove twm This worked.



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