- Lubos Rendek
- Ubuntu 18.04
The objective is to install Budgie desktop as an alternative desktop environment on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux. See also our article: The 8 Best Ubuntu Desktop Environments (18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux)
for more desktop environment choices.
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
Administrative root/sudo permissions.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Other Versions of this Tutorial Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
Install and start Budgie Desktop
Execute the following linux command
to begin installation of Budgie desktop on Ubuntu 18.04:
$ sudo apt install ubuntu-budgie-desktop
Any display manager should do. However,
lighdm is a default display manager for budgie desktop.
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Confirm that Budgie Desktop is your default desktop environment.
Budgie Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver