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Was wondering if anyone has had a problem when upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 that their themes and icons are missing?

I am unable to change my theme via appearance app and most of the icons while browsing folders are missing. I can still access the programs/docs through the GUI. Seems to be just an appearance issue as everything else seems to be working properly.

I was watching the terminal prompt during installation and it did give a error while unpacking some items saying my installation may be broken. I don't have a copy of the terminal text. Anyways, I guess I'm asking what path would be missing that the themes and icons normally go into and how to repair that part of the upgrade?

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Try this. Once you are booted up to your desktop... press CTRL + ALT + F1.

apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
apt-get install unity
apt-get purge nvidia* bumblebee*
apt-get install nvidia-prime

shutdown -r now

If issue persists, Try switching the terminal (CTRL+ALT+F1) and then remove the configuration file ~/.config/dconf/user like this:

(this action will remove your GNOME 3 settings)

sudo service lightdm stop
rm ~/.config/dconf/user
sudo service lightdm start

Hope this helps!

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