Alternatives to Unity
jd1008 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 18:49:08 UTC 2012
On 12/06/2012 08:52 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
> 2012/12/6 <rtgkid at gmail.com>:
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>> From: JD
>> Sent: December 6, 2012 12:02 AM
>> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>> Subject: Re: Alternatives to Unity
>> On 12/05/2012 09:40 PM, staticsafe wrote:
>>> On 12/5/2012 20:52, JD wrote:
>>>> Folks, I really do miss the old gnome2 way of doing things.
>>>> I would like to get rid of Unity and install gnome2.
>>>> Since I am running 12.10, is this even possible?
>>>> If yes, is gnome2 available for 12.10?
>>> Have you looked at MATE?
>>>  - http://mate-desktop.org/
>> Thank you very much Staticsafe!
>> Mate meets my needs very well.
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>> If you like Mate, you should try Cinnamon - I think you’d like it. It’s
>> basically a lot like Mate, except it’s built off of GNOME 3, so it’s
>> basically turning GNOME 3 into a usable and stable desktop environment.
> I'm not the OP, but I have some follow-up questions that I think is on
> topic in this thread:
> Are those (Maté and Cinnamon) compatible with Compiz?
> Kind regards
> Johnny Rosenberg
Well, as I am not too familiar with compiz,
I cannot tell. Personally, I hate doing something
to the desktop with a tool that is not an integral
part of the desktop. So far I have not had to resort
to any tool external to Mate in order to set it up
to my liking.
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