In this tutorial, we will see how to install and enable the Unity interface of Ubuntu under Linux Mint 13. As you know, the Linux Mint 13 distribution is based on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin), so all packages we are going to install will be from the Precise repository.

1. Unity Installation

Via the command line, run the following commands to install the Unity desktop:

sudo apt-get install unity gnome-session

sudo apt-get install unity-2d-panel unity-2d-launcher

You can also install Ubuntu Software Center with this command:

sudo apt-get install software-center

2. Enabling Unity

Log out the current session, click the session button, select "Ubuntu" and click "Change Session", then log back in:

Here are some screenshots of Linux Mint 13 with Unity enabled:

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