Lost my Applications on desktop-SOLVED

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Lost my Applications on desktop-SOLVED

Post by tweetybird » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:50 pm

This has to do with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I had intentions of file transfer to Linux MInt but cannot at this time. Here is what happened. In order to rid the system of spyware and/or tracking I added this command:

sudo apt-get remove unity-lens-shopping

the response to the command was,,, now called 'unity-scope-home',,, to which the command sudo apt-get remove unity-scope-home was inserted.

I rebooted and none of my applications and the launcher were no longer on the desktop. All I have now is an empty orange desktop leaving me no way to login to my system to retrieve my files and programs.

Need help on the return of my original desktop please.

thank you
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Re: Lost my Applications on desktop

Post by gm10 » Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:28 pm

These are the Linux Mint forums, for questions about Ubuntu you should head over to https://ubuntuforums.org/

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Re: Lost my Applications on desktop

Post by Moem » Mon Oct 01, 2018 2:22 pm

Mod note:
Moved to the Chat area because it's not a question about Linux Mint.

If your issue is solved, kindly indicate that by editing the first post in the topic, and adding [SOLVED] to the title. Thanks!

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