Installing a Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Server [Snippets]

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Installing a Desktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Server [Snippets]

Learn how to quickly set up a desktop using Ubuntu 18.04 Server with a few simple commands.

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Ubuntu 18.04 Server does not come with a desktop by default, but any of the normally available desktops can be installed with the tasksel util.

sudo apt-get install tasksel

List available desktop installations (and other installs/collection of packages):

tasksel --list-tasks

Select the required desktop from the displayed list and install, e.g.:

sudo tasksel install lubuntu-desktop

Wait for install to complete, reboot, done.

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