Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 76

Thread: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Atlanta, GA USA
    Beans
    7,257
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    For all of those that loved gnome 2, classic gnome will be available in 12.04 by
    Code:
    sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback
    It is not just a watered down version of gnome 2, but is pretty much an exact clone of gnome 2, (using it right now) and will be available in regular, and 2D mode. I have attached a screenshot.

    Before, there was Applications, Places, and System menus. Now there are only 2, Applications and Places, with System integrated into the Applications menu. And to add applets (Add to Panel) to the bottom panel, you need to do: Super key-Alt-right click. You can also drag menu items onto the panel for shortcuts.

    So next time someone complains about unity, tell them to wait for 12.04 to get classic gnome back. Plus, people will not need to run old versions of ubuntu to have a gnome 2 like experience. Happy now?
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Last edited by wolfen69; February 20th, 2012 at 06:19 AM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    ɹǝpun uʍop
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Xubuntu

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Great news for many, I'm sure, so thanks. I use Xfce anyhow so not affected but just to say that System is integrated into the admin menu in Xfce also. Sounds pretty similar so perhaps either or??? Perhaps Xfce another option if folk couldn't be bothered waiting.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Denver, CO
    Beans
    7,632
    Distro
    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Good news, however I really never complained about the lack of gnome2 on 11.10 anyway.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Beans
    1,437
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Minor thing, but I'd really like to see the Ubuntu icon next to the Applications menu again.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Hurricane haven NC
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Talking Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Can I stick stuff on the panels? Can I have my virtual desktops? Can I have my min/max buttons and scroll bars?
    Can I have 13 windows open in the Gimp in a nice neat stack on the title bar?

    Someone listened! They listened!Excuse me,I've got something in my eye.
    Last edited by Linuxratty; February 20th, 2012 at 04:48 PM.
    A friendly & helpful Linux community who has started a large cursor theme project. If you are sick of tiny cursors, go here and get one.
    http://linuxinternationals.org/forum...orum.php?f=166

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Atlanta, GA USA
    Beans
    7,257
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Quote Originally Posted by Linuxratty View Post
    Can I stick stuff on the panels? Can I have my virtual desktops? Can I have my min/max buttons and scroll bars?
    Can I have 13 windows open in the Gimp in a nice neat stack on the title bar?

    Someone listened! They listened!Excuse me,I've got something in my eye.
    Yes, yes, yes, and yes.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Beans
    2

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Quote Originally Posted by Linuxratty View Post
    Can I stick stuff on the panels? Can I have my virtual desktops? Can I have my min/max buttons and scroll bars?
    Can I have 13 windows open in the Gimp in a nice neat stack on the title bar?

    Someone listened! They listened!Excuse me,I've got something in my eye.

    Ha ha. Hi, I'm Linuxratty and Gnome 3 was my idea!

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Beans
    129
    Distro
    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Quote Originally Posted by kaldor View Post
    Minor thing, but I'd really like to see the Ubuntu icon next to the Applications menu again.
    Do this:
    Open a new Terminal
    Run: sudo gedit /usr/share/themes/Ambiance/gtk-3.0/apps/gnome-panel.css
    Add ‘-PanelMenuBar-icon-visible: true;’ (sans quote marks) to the bottom of the ‘PanelMenuBar.menubar.menuitem’ item
    Save
    Logout and back in to see change take effect
    Nothing's Impossible..........

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Atlanta, GA USA
    Beans
    7,257
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    Quote Originally Posted by kevdog View Post
    Good news, however I really never complained about the lack of gnome2 on 11.10 anyway.
    It doesn't affect me either, as I like unity, but it may help others to finally be able to sleep at night.

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    /home
    Beans
    483

    Re: Classic gnome is back in 12.04

    fantastic!

    i never complained about unity, but i truly dislike it. i'm getting used to xfce by now, but it's good to have classic gnome back.
    Don't eff with The Cult...

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •