Ubuntu 16.04: Install Budgie

This article will describe installing Budgie desktop.

1 Install Budgie

$ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:budgie-remix/ppa
$ sudo apt update -y
$ sudo apt install -y budgie-desktop-environment

lightdm-greeter-gtk is used for login.


Budgie desktop is displayed.


2 Uninstall Budgie

The following command will revert login and desktop to Unity.

$ sudo apt remove -y budgie-desktop-environment lightdm-gtk-greeter
$ sudo apt autoremove -y