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How to Install the Desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu


How to Install the Desktop on Server

You have Ubuntu server environment and whenever you need to use desktop environment on your already running server you can install with ease. Following are the desktop environment list in which you can choose your favorite desktop environment. Use the "sudo" command to install below mentioned software package.

Unity (The Default Desktop)

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

KDE

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop

LXDE (Lubuntu)

sudo apt-get install lubuntu-desktop

MATE

sudo apt-get install mate-desktop

Gnome

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-gnome-desktop

XFCE (Xubuntu)

sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop

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