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Ubuntu :: Change Desktop Environment From Command Line?

I installed the latest version off the download site yesterday, when first booting an error message came up that my hardware does not support the most recent desktop environment so I should switch to classic. After a bit of googling I found out how to do this.

The problem is that my hardware really doesn't support the current desktop environmet, I can't get the windows to appear, I just get black rectangles in the middle of the screen instead, so the GUI is inaccessable.

I am looking for instructions on changing the desktop environment from a command line (which I can boot to).

View 3 Replies (Posted: June 13th, 2011)

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