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The command dpkg-repack can help you by following way: First List packages required for installing Desktop-Environment (Here example for xubuntu-desktop: sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop -s | grep Inst | cut -d " " -f 2 > file1 Above command writes required packages' list for xubuntu-desktop in file1. Use Try without installing option from live ...


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If you want to revert back to Gnome, then you should first remove XFCE desktop then reinstall Gnome desktop. Removing XFCE: sudo apt-get purge xfce4 sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get autoremove reinstalling Gnome desktop: sudo apt-get install --reinstall gnome-shell sudo dpkg-reconfigure gdm sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade


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sudo apt-get autoremove --purge xubuntu-\* xfce\* sudo apt-get install xfce4 installing xubuntu-desktop may create duplication.


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As previously stated, if you want to install lxqt on top of openbox you can: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lubuntu-dev/lubuntu-daily sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gilir/q-project sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install openbox obconf sudo apt-get install lxqt-metapackage lxqt-panel If you're trying to install it as the only desktop on a given thing ...


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The problem is that you only specify cdrom as installation source. The server image does not contain ubuntu-desktop. My workaround is to add a net source as well: # Installation media. Use both CD-ROM and Net cdrom url --url http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu Ideally one would add the packages to the master iso, but I didn't find out yet how to do this.


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howtogeek has this to say about it: Use a Non-Composited Desktop If you do want to play 3D games in windowed mode and get maximum performance, you’ll need a non-composited desktop. If you’re using Ubuntu 12.04, you can select Unity 2D on the login screen. Ubuntu 12.10 users will have to use a different desktop environment, as Unity 2D is no ...


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Every Desktop Environment comes with its own set of software. However, Unity and GNOME Shell actually share most of them. When you install new packages, and there are conflicting packages installed, the package manager will ask you what to do. (Btw. I don't know whether USC does so, I prefer using Synaptic, an APT frontend) At least apt-get and Synaptic do ...


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Steam Login will launch you directly into BPM and also reduce overhead on your processor.


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A distribution is more than of just a desktop environment, it's have some pre-installed softwares, many configurations and a lot of other stuf. when you install a distro like ubuntu it's have prepared to work perfect with unity desktop, yes you can install other desktops like xface or anything else on it, but i think, better idea is to use something like ...


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Xdg-open when run under any of main DEs, does nothing by itself, but delegates all request to that DE tool, namely gvfs-open. And it does have a default setting to open code in Geany after it is installed.


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Assuming you are using 14.04 (python3, nautilus) the script below does the job with applications that use Ctrl+V to paste text. It is important to know that it will not work in the gnome-terminal for example. I tested it on a.o. Firefox, Thunderbird, Libreoffice, Sublime Text and Gedit without any problem. How it works When the script is called, a window ...


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xubuntu-desktop is a dummy package that installs things that the Xubuntu desktop needs. If it would delete other packages those would have been listed too. dependencies for tumbler. Feel free to remove that package.


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Integrated GPUs are capable of sufficient 2D and 3D acceleration, the user experience will be about the same for all normal usecases except gaming. So no, you do not need a dedicated GPU.


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Unity 8 doesn't have a desktop yet and isn't supposed to be ready for normal use. However, if you really want it, then you should probably get the Ubuntu Desktop Next ISO rather than the normal Ubuntu Desktop ISO. You can get it from here: http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-desktop-next


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You may also try Screenlets, even though I would not recommend it, as it is unmaintained, and are not contained in the official repositories. You may take a look by following this guide. The used terminal commands in the guide for future reference: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:noobslab/screenlets sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install screenlets The ...


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Well Conky is really the only (good) way to go. You can try Conky with a gui if you think it's hard configuring it with the terminal. You can try conky-manager. sudo apt-add-repository ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install conky-manager


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Open a terminal and execute the following command: sudo apt-get install compiz-config-settings-manager First, login to a Unity session. If you have no way to execute commands because of no interface, press Ctrl + Alt + F2 after you login to Unity and login to a text session with your username and password. Now, execute the following command: DISPLAY=:0 ...



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