Quote Originally Posted by IcSilk View Post
... that makes me hopeful that I can still enable it on the server version.
Is that correct? If so do you know how? If the answer to the previous two questions is 'yes' will you tell me how? lol Just messing around.
sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop
This installs the desktop packages including open office and the likes. If you want ONLY gnome and are trying to keep your os lightweight, then go for
sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop