I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS netbook version and it comes with an annoying user interface. I'd like to know how I can replace it with Unity. I've already tried sudo apt-get install unity but it comes up with an error saying that the package named unity can't be found. Looking on Google I couldn't find any more help on the subject.

(before you ask me why I haven't installed 11.04, that's because it would not start up from the live CD at all)


Unity is not available for 10.04 LTS.

However, the LTS is only for desktops - as per the Ubuntu Wiki

In 10.04, the Netbook Edition was not an LTS.

It is recommended that you download 11.04 again, run a checksum to make sure the file is OK, and then try again - be patient, the 11.04 LiveCD takes a long time (about 4-5 minutes for me) to boot up.

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  • Ok. I'll try tomorrow and keep you updated. – Gabriele Cirulli Sep 27 '11 at 20:08
  • Did you try again? Did it work? – mt3 Oct 10 '11 at 16:08

Here a video about install Unity Netbook edition, feel free to try before to install 11.04


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  • This would be more appropriate as a comment instead of an answer, so please use comments next time. – Nitin Venkatesh Sep 28 '11 at 4:31

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