How to install Unity desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - LinuxConfig.org


#1

The objective is to install the Unity desktop environment and perform a switch from the default 18.04 desktop environment.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-unity-desktop-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-linux

#2

romerg

tap to click doesn’t work


#3

Namer -> romerg

You can fix it installing “xserver-xorg-input-synaptics”.

sudo apt install xserver-xorg-input-synaptics


#4

bubs

can’t wait to see this when i load 18.04 this summer. I always wait to upgrade


#5

Finn

I was aked to choose between two options during install…


#6

Xmetal

I had issues with this way … stuff was missing … overlooking the sudden (it WAS stable for about 2 weeks… and I mean the unity side only) issues I have had with unity on my nightly install … I had issues with “sudo apt install unity” … with “sudo apt install ubuntu-unity-desktop” …THEN Unity … seemed like Unity


#7

Lubos Rendek Mod -> Xmetal

thank you for pointing this out! The article is now updated…


#9

1 2

And what version of Unity is installed?


#10

Xmetal -> 1 2

7.5.0.1804.<date related="" info="" for="" exact="" update=""> ... to be "exact"


#11

1 2

What 18.04 build is it?