[ubuntu-uk] Going back to GNOME 3

Roy Jamison xteejyx at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 10 20:15:17 UTC 2011

Thanks guys for the suggestions. Very much appreciated. It's not that I
don't like the idea of Unity, just for me personally it feels a bit clunky.
I don't intend bringing up this endless debate or to start a flame war!
Again thanks for the response guys, will get on it later on. :)
On 10 Dec 2011 19:19, "Avi Greenbury" <lists at avi.co> wrote:

> Roy Jamison wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > Is there any way to completely bypass Unity and go back to the default
> > GNOME 3 on Ubuntu 11.10? I'm considering Mint if not :(
> Pedantically (but it's a bit important anyway), Unity *is* Gnome 3 -
> both Gnome Shell and Unity use Gnome 3 to provide all the underlying
> tools a DE needs. Gnome 3 vs Unity isn't a question of defaults -
> they're two different shells for the same DE.
> Anyway, Gnome Shell is in the gnome-shell package in universe, so
> if you install that you should then have Gnome Shell as an option on
> log in.
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> Avi
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