Anyone interested in a "GNOME 2 look and feel" remix?

Tom H tomh0665 at
Fri Oct 25 20:53:25 UTC 2013

On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 8:27 PM, Caleb Howland
<sonikkuamerica365 at> wrote:
> At this point in time, I would not recommend MATE due to its heavy reliance
> on the now-severely-deprecated GTK+ 2 toolkit. If you want a GNOME 2 look
> and feel, I would suggest customizing Cinnamon (which relies on GTK+ 3) or
> XFCE with two panels. With that in mind, I would build my image on Cinnamon,
> editing the relevant default configuration to place two panels and arrange
> them to look like GNOME 2.x.

Don't LXDE and XFCE rely on GTK+ 2?

Using that rationale, should they also be avoided? :)

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