Unity Interface sucks, Any alternatives

Joseph Loo jloo20111002 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 2 19:35:47 UTC 2012

On 01/02/2012 11:18 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> On 2 January 2012 18:40, Johnny<candj01 at att.net>  wrote:
>> I am with you Alain. If you don't like Unity just log in as Gnome.
> That's not an option in 11.10 or later.
>> I don't
>> like Gnome it takes up to much desktop and I have a 27 inch monitor.
> I have two 21" monitors, myself. I find Unity takes /less/ space than
> GNOME 2 did.
> GNOME 2 is dead. No matter if you upgrade to 11.10 or do a clean
> install, GNOME 2 is removed. This will also be true in 12.04 - GNOME 2
> is not coming back.
> If you really want a two-panel desktop, then install Xubuntu. If you
> have already installed 11.10, then do:
> sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop
> ... Or use Synaptic or the Software Centre, search for the
> "xubunto-desktop" package and install it and all its dependences. Then
> choose "Xubuntu" at the login screen.
use your favorite package manager and down load gnome-shell. When you 
are in the login, each user has wheel that allows you to pick different 
shells. I use gnome - classic. I find that Unity with a small screen 
size, e.g. netbook. makes it very hard to navigate.

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