Installation of older ubuntu
lproven at gmail.com
Sat Apr 27 16:38:33 UTC 2013
On 26 April 2013 19:18, Pastor JW <rev.olson at gmail.com> wrote:
> What I suspect you want is the old Gnome back which is NOT Ubuntu but just a
> display type like is KDE. Stay with the 12.04 as it is a LTS (Long Term
> Support) release. Use "synaptic package manager" and put "
> gnome-session-fallback " without the quotes in the "quick filter" box. There
> should come up twp selections. Mark the both for install. Then put "
> myunity " without the quotes in the "quick filter" box and mark that for
> install. It will ask for the additional parts it needs so go ahead and click
> the "mark" button and install it all. You should now have classic back as
> an option at your sign in page! Hope that helps!
You don't need MyUnity for GNOME Fallback.
However, I do not recommend GNOME Fallback, for 2 reasons.
 It's dead code. It has already been removed from the current
version of GNOME 3, v3.8. Ubuntu are shipping an old version, 3.6.
 It does work but it is much much less customisable than actual
GNOME 2, and it won't run GNOME 2 panel applets & things, because it's
writting using Gtk3, like the rest of GNOME 3, whereas GNOME 2 is
However, you /can/ run GNOME 2 applets under Xfce, as used in Ubuntu.
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