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I want to install the GNOME desktop environment, but I don't want to install all the applications that follows if I apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop. How can I do this?

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Just do:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop --no-install-recommends
  • This command installs 672 new packages (211MB download, 881MB hard disk usage). – feedc0de Aug 15 '17 at 17:32
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There is also the gnome-session package that will install GNOME without any additional apps.

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