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Old 03-26-2014, 07:08 PM   #1
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Ubuntu12.10 unity damage

I have lost my Ubuntu 12.10 unity desktop,there is only a wallpaper,what should i do?
Old 03-26-2014, 08:02 PM   #2
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I could be that one of the configuration files/directories in user's home directory has gotten borked.

This post which I wrote for another thread might help.

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Old 03-26-2014, 08:57 PM   #3
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keep in mind that you can easily install another desktop manager too. Also keep in mind that a new ubuntu release is about to come out. You might be due for an upgrade.
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I deleted the profiles and also reinstalled the desktop,but both failed.I just edited the file /etc/default/grub because I prefer the console.but then when I type startx,my desktop's gone
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You might do best to install 13.10 or 14.04 beta (yes, its a beta, but its pretty close to release) as 12.10 is 'end of life, out of support' in april 2014.


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