First I have installed Gnome and removed unity. But now I want back unity. So I again installed unity and purged gnome. Problem is on booting it boots with gnome animation and before it i have a black screen which hangs for around 10sec. I want to get Unity booting back. Please help


Logout and there will be a setting icon,you can select the the Unity from it.


Try this command on terminal 'unity --replace'

  • I have purged gnome.... so it doesnt appear. Problem is i am getting unity but when booting i will get gnome animation.... not purple color – Aditya Garimella Apr 18 '16 at 11:01
  • Try this command on terminal 'unity --replace' – Mohamed Nizar Apr 18 '16 at 11:33
  • Strange. GNOME should not affect Plymouth (the boot animation engine). – user423626 Apr 18 '16 at 12:02
  • no it is not working @user3688259 – Aditya Garimella Apr 20 '16 at 8:45

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