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    Smile Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Hello,

    I really want to get Gnome shell:Nord, but I don't know how.
    Found this: http://www.ziptutorial.com/2012/12/h...on-ubuntu.html
    and I think I got as far as step 3, but I don't get step 4. and nothing happens after I Alt+F2 >> "r" >> Enter

    Need some help!

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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Your title says you want to install themes for gnome-classic, but you post says you want to install gnome-shell.

    These are two different desktops. Which is it?

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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Please elaborate it again. so, we can help you.
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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Ah, sorry. I didn't realize. I have gnome classic, and would like to innstall a different theme.

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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Its better to use KDE Plasma desktop which is different and better than gnome classic. open terminal and type this command to get and install new desktop environment for you pc.

    sudo apt-get install kde desktop
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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Quote Originally Posted by SBMN7 View Post
    Its better to use KDE Plasma desktop which is different and better than gnome classic. open terminal and type this command to get and install new desktop environment for you pc.

    sudo apt-get install kde desktop
    For starters there is no such package "kde desktop" in 12o4. Are you trying to tell the OP to install kde-plasma-desktop" ? Thats a 380M download on a ubuntu install.

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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Quote Originally Posted by SBMN7 View Post
    Its better to use KDE Plasma desktop which is different and better than gnome classic.
    Seems a very strong statement. "Many prefer the KDE Plasma desktop experience over the gnome classic desktop experience" seems a little more honest.

    For me, I've tried KDE, and found it very confusing. (There were a lot of options that didn't have an obvious purpose, and a lot that weren't intuitive.)

    At any rate, the suggestion that the OP explore their options on DE's is a good one. This one might have a reason they've selected Gnome-Classic.
    Jane, stop this crazy thing!

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    Re: Want to get gnome themes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (gnome classic)

    Please keep on track and respond to the original or related posts .
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