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

Mihamina RKTMB mihamina at
Sun Oct 27 17:44:24 UTC 2013

On 10/25/2013 11:53 PM, Tom H 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?:)

Note that XFCE runs very well on a mixed GTK2 GTK3 environment.
Last but not least: LXDE is switching (slowly) to Qt.

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