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EDIT : I can login through tty but GUI session is failing to start. Most answers on the net recommend installing gnome again. I don't want to do that if there is a more logical solution.

This is an old question and the reason for it is old as well. I installed GNOME, used it for a few weeks but didn't like the lag, so removed it using these commands:

sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-next
sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3-staging
sudo ppa-purge ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3    
sudo apt-get remove gnome-shell ubuntu-gnome-desktop

Then tried to install ubuntu-desktop, which required ubuntu-session, which required some downgrading.

But the problem persists. How do I use Unity short of reinstalling gnome again? I really have very bad download speeds.

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This worked for me, although I have gnome bits lying around now-

Ubuntu Desktop does not load

basically, reinstall gnome-panel and unity-tweak-tool and then reset unity.

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