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Old 03-26-2014, 08:08 PM   #1
MichaelJackson
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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, 09:02 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. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...2/#post5137101

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Old 03-26-2014, 09:57 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.
 
Old 03-27-2014, 01:48 AM   #4
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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
 
Old 03-27-2014, 06:30 AM   #5
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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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