Quote Originally Posted by ninjaaron View Post
It's not the same thing. Just the same name. The classic enviroment in 11.04 is Gnome 2.x with the panel turned on and the Unity compiz plugin turned off. The "Classic" fallback mode is Gnome3 with a different shell that is similar to the panel. It still doesn't have as many plugins yet.

One is gnome 2, and the other is gnome 3. It's still a huge difference (improvement, I should say). The desktop interface just works very similarly.

So what's the difference between "Classic" and "Classic (No Effects)"?

Since they're both gnome 3 with a gnome2-like panel.