Hello friends of Ubunlog, In this basic tutorial I will teach you how to change the default desktop that comes in the latest versions of Ubuntu, which is none other than the unity desk.
Well in theory we will not change anything but install the new and revamped gnome-shell desktop and then we will make it the default desktop at login.
We will do all this from the terminal itself and with some simple instructions, So let’s start with the installation of gnome-shell:
First of all it will be to open one new terminal and type the following:
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell
this will download from Ubuntu repositories the gnome-shell desktop and will install it on our Ubuntu.
With this it would no longer be necessary to do anything else, as we would have installed the gnome-shell desktop, The only thing you have to do to access it rebooting the system and by clicking on the wheel that appears at the login, just on the screen that we enter our password:
Clicking on the option gnome, We will have to appear in the new login the impressive and functional desktop of gnome-shell:
Configuring gnome-shell as the default desktop
If you want that gnome-shell is the default desktop when logging in to Ubuntu, all you have to do is open a new terminal and type the following command:
its / usr / lib / lightdm / lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-shell
With this every time we log in to our operating system, it will be the new desktop gnome-shell which will start by default, if you want to put it back on by default the desktop of unity you only need to type the following line in a new terminal:
suo / usr / lib / lightdm / lightdm-set-defaults -s ubuntu
With this we will have it properly installed gnome-shell, The most spectacular desk, in my personal opinion, for our distro Preferred Linux.
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