Quote Originally Posted by mystmaiden View Post
I havd been struggling with the issue of gnome vs unity but I thought I'd go ahead and give Precise a try but I've done something wrong because after doing most of the steps in the post (I didn't add the applets) I still have the side panel with the unity icons and restart didn't give me the option of choosing gnome classic. What would be the best way to go about fixing my error, a ny ideas?

thanks -

mystmaiden
Are you selecting Gnome classic (no effects) from the login screen as shown here:

http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/classicgnome