I tried to install elementary-desktop alongside unity on Ubuntu 14.4. I faced some problems so I unistalled it and removed the repository but now I when I open Uget download manger all I have is a blank window ( look at the picture ) : enter image description here

here is the terminal output for uget-gtk :

Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "pantheon-filechooser-module"


It is not a good idea to install additional desktops with Unity, it does not play well with others. Pantheon, aka elementary-desktop, also does not play well with others so combining them is a recipe for disaster.

Essentially, what just happened is Pantheon replaced the existing GTK packages and config files. It also seems to have replaced some GTK modules with Pantheon modules which as you've removed are now completely gone.

I'd suggest saving all of your files and settings that you want to keep before continuing. Once that is done, try uninstalling ubuntu-desktop which will break more stuff but since we have a backup it's ok. Then reinstall the ubuntu-desktop package again to let it reset the stuff that elementary broke.

This is not a guaranteed fix but theoretically it should work. If all else fails a reinstall of the entire system would put it back to a usable state. Then you would move your backed up files back onto the new install.

  • Any other suggestions ? I can't risk all my installed apps and my settings . I don't have the time for this. – Misho21 Oct 7 '15 at 17:13
  • oK can you give me the right commands to unistall and reinstall ubuntu desktop ??! – Misho21 Oct 8 '15 at 23:00

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