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Old 06-14-2010, 09:24 PM   #1
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I messed up and lost graphical desktop and login screen

I was in the middle of deleting the Xine movie player, and clicked a box wrong. I lost everything possible on the graphical desktop as well as a log in screen for Ubuntu 9.10 (karmic). Since then I did a few things:

1. apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
2. apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
3. apt-get remove kubuntu-desktop

After all this, I still have the login screen for Kubuntu. But I don't want that. I want to get back to the Ubuntu login screen, and the orange colored desktop. Right now -- after I log in -- I only have a terminal to use. And I have the blue background of Kubuntu. What do I need to do to get rid of the Kubuntu graphics and back to my original login screen, plus the Ubuntu (karmic) graphics and toolbars / menus?

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Old 06-14-2010, 11:23 PM   #2
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I'm not a bonified expert but the first thing I do when I mess up is to boot into the restore option and allow it to fix itself. Have you tried that?
Old 08-10-2010, 09:55 PM   #3
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I took my computer to my favorite store, and they couldn't restore what I lost. So they installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Works for me.


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