Is it possible change 11.04 program list as 10.10?

Florian Diesch diesch at
Sat Sep 17 23:00:58 UTC 2011

Colin Law <clanlaw at> writes:

> On 17 September 2011 17:21, loody <miloody at> wrote:
>> Dear all:
>> I install 11.04 for curiosity but I am really not quite familiar the
>> program list in 11.04.
>> (in 10.10, the program list is above and folded by type.)
>> Is it possible to change program list in 11.04 to 10.10?
> I think what you are asking for is the so called Classic interface
> with the menus along the top rather than the Unity interface with the
> launch icons down the side.  If so then when you logon, on the screen
> where you enter your password you can select the Classic interface.
> If I remember correctly it is one of the boxes along the bottom of the
> screen.
> Note though that 11.04 is the last one that will have the Classic
> interface so you might be better just to get used to the new one.
> Once you get used to it you may find it as good or better than the old
> one.

The Gnome3 fallback Session is quite similar to the Gnome Classic
Desktop. It's available in 11.10 (and most likely in later versions,
too), but not installed by default.

If you just want the Gnome Classic application menu in Unity have a look
at <>

Indicator applet for Unity that provides the main menu of Gnome Classic:

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