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Replace Unity with Gnome / Cinnamon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I have already installed Ubuntu 12.04 and now cannot reinstall Kubuntu Xubuntu etc. I don't want Unity and its associated stuff at all.....
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How do I find and use the gnome terminal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find the command line? How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I'm a very new user to Linux. I ditched Windows entirely and installed the first Ubuntu I found ...
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I can´t install Cinammon on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm new on linux and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 lts. I want to install cinnamon but after typing sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/cinammon-stable it shows me this: Cannot ...
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How to install a skin Cinnamon in Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Please tell me how to install Cinnamon shell in Ubuntu 15.10
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Can I install the Cinnamon DE on Ubuntu GNOME? If so, how? [duplicate]

First, I would like to know if I can install the Cinnamon DE without messing up Ubuntu GNOME. Second, I would like to know how to install the Cinnamon DE. Lastly, I would like to know how I would ...
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Changing my desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I was wanting to know the proper way to replace the default desktop environment of ubuntu 18.04 with the cinnamon desktop environment, How would I go about installing the cinnamon desktop environment ...
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How to change to the Ubuntu desktop using the GUI (not Command Line)? [duplicate]

Is there a SUPER SIMPLE way to get the Ubuntu desktop to change to a different desktop using the GUI? Maybe I'm missing something and just don't trust the command line? Thanks!
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How To Install Cinnamon on Ubuntu [duplicate]

I've read some things in some forums however they usually tell me to add a PPA third, to update and run the command apt to install the cinnamon, but it never works. When running the command returns ...
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Can Linux Mint's Cinnamon Desktop be installed on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have copied it onto my desktop from a DVD+RW disc. I also have the option to upgrade to 14.04 tho...
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How can I uninstall Unity in 12.04 and install Cinnamon? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop? I decided to install Cinnamon, as it's by far superior than Unity in my opinion. However, I don't know from where to install it.
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To install additionally Cinnamon … what Commands needed in Terminal…? [duplicate]

installing Ubuntu Studio OS 18.10 or 19.04 what linux desktop i install ... ? To install additionally Cinnamon desktop in Ubuntu Studio ... what Commands needed in Terminal... ?
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Can't add PPA (cinnamon-stable) [duplicate]

Trying to add the PPA for the cinnamon desktop as suggested by many sites (e.g. How do I install the Cinnamon Desktop?) gives the following error: ~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gwendal-lebihan-dev/...
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How do I install cinnamon on Ubuntu raring? [duplicate]

How do we install cinnamon in Ubuntu raring? I added deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main import backport upstream romeo to the sources list and used apt-get update to update the sources. ...
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What kinds of desktop environments and shells are available?

This question exists as it fills a specific criterion. While you are encouraged to help maintain its answers, please understand that "big list" questions are not generally allowed on Ask Ubuntu and ...
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Are PPAs safe to add to my system and what are some “red flags” to watch out for?

I see a lot of interesting programs out there that can only be obtained by adding a "PPA" to the system but, if I'm understanding correctly, we should stay within the official "repositories" for ...

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