Linux Tip: What to do after accidentally removing Ubuntu Desktop essential packages

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 (different Linux distros can have similar problem, so Google the appropriate commands for your specific distro)

Short Answer

Reinstall the packages from the standard Ubuntu Desktop that you removed:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop^

Long Answer

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Linux Tip: What to do after accidentally removing Ubuntu Desktop essential packages

Vim Paper Color Theme

I started using Linux and Vim last Summer, and one of the first things I did in Vim, like I would do in any code editor, was to find a decent color scheme. I was surprised by how useful and colorful the terminal could be. Coming from Windows background, I realized how much I missed out. At first I was happy with the themes I found, but as I worked with less mainstream languages, most of the themes don’t work well enough. Or, some work on these languages but not on the others, so I had to switch theme based on the language I was programming, and it quickly became annoying. So, I decided to create my own color scheme.

https://github.com/NLKNguyen/papercolor-theme

Ruby

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