[ubuntu-uk] Wipe and load 10.10 to 10.11

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Thu Oct 13 10:33:54 UTC 2011

David Smith wrote:

> If I was to go for a wipe and reload in the next coupla days, how
> easy is it to ditch Unity and switch back to Gnome desktop blinged up
> with CCSM??

What are you looking at replacing 10.10 with? There is no Gnome 2 in
11.10 because it's all Gnome 3 based. Gnome 3 has a failback mode which
is sort-of like Gnome 2 but isn't really the same. 

The best bet if you don't want Gnome 3 or Unity and want something that
feels a lot like Gnome 2 is probably XFCE, but it does depend on what
you particularly like(d) about Gnome 2 and dislike about Gnome 3 and


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