Gnome and Ubuntu 12.04 beta

Pongo A. Pan pongo_pan at
Sat Apr 14 22:56:43 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-04-14 at 22:19 +0100, Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
> I hope someone can help me overcome a mental block. I installed Ubuntu 
> 12.04 beta 2 in a VM so that I can evaluate the user interface of Gnome 
> 3.4. Synaptic shows that it is installed on my system, but I've no idea 
> how to invoke it. The only options I'm offered at login are Ubuntu 
> (Unity) and Ubuntu 2D, presumably also Unity 2D.
> Anyone?

You need to install gnome shell (or cinnamon) if you want a non-unity
gnome 3.x desktop.

pongo pan
Sat, 14 Apr 2012 15:55:58 -0700
Epicurus up 20:04, 1 user, load average: 0.74, 0.93, 1.00
Linux 3.2.0-23-generic
Ubuntu precise (development branch), gnome-session 3.2.1, unity 5.10.0

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