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I know, I know, insert standard lecture of "You shouldn't install a GUI on a server OS!"
But, after reading this guide:

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-gui-in-ubuntu-server.html

It implies that if I install the GUI with:

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop  

Instead of:

sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop  

Then I will change my kernel from the Server kernel to the Desktop kernel.
Is this the case?

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Since 12.04, there is no difference in kernel between Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server since linux-image-server is merged into linux-image-generic.

Found on Ubuntu's Help page.

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Ah, I see. Thank you very much! –  Chris Powell Feb 14 '13 at 15:07
    
@ChrisPowell You are most welcome :) –  Kruug Feb 14 '13 at 15:07
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