Installation of older ubuntu

Bryan Hamilton bhamilton_930 at
Sun Apr 28 00:45:48 UTC 2013

On 04/26/2013 02:18 PM, Pastor JW wrote:
> On 04/25/2013 05:21 PM, bryan hamilton wrote:
>> I would like to start off by saying that "I love ubuntu" but i'm not a
>> fan of the new user interface (ubuntu 12.04).  I see that most other OS
>> dev's seem to be going in a similar route in gui design. anyway I've
>> recently upgraded to 12.04 (fresh install) and would like to downgrade
> 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!

thanks jw, that's exactly what i was talking about. i didn't want the 
old kernel exactly, i wanted the older gome2/display manager. i'll give 
this a shot and see how things turn out.

Thank you,

Bryan Hamilton
Site Operations/Datacenter Technical Specialist
bhamilton_930 at
Pork! University

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