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I miss the old GNOME foot in the top left corner of the screen (missing in first photo, present in the second) - how can I put it back?

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possible duplicate of How to revert to GNOME Classic? – Uri Herrera Feb 6 '12 at 23:08
The seconds screenshot it's not a theme it looks like Awesome WM. – Uri Herrera Feb 6 '12 at 23:08
@UriHerrera Not a dupe, already on GNOME Classic. Also, what WM does Ubuntu 11.10 normally have? – tekknolagi Feb 6 '12 at 23:16
@UriHerrera installed AwesomeWM, not quite what I expected. See edit. – tekknolagi Feb 6 '12 at 23:28
Change the distributor logo, Those are tiled terminal windows, doing "stuff", Ubuntu uses Metacity. – Uri Herrera Feb 6 '12 at 23:36

The Gnome-Panel used in Oneiric uses a slightly different key-combination to add/delete and move options:

Press Win+Alt and right-click the top menu bar - N.B. Win is the Windows Symbol key

If you are using Gnome Classic (No Effects) i.e. gnome fallback mode then to add to the panel use Alt and right-click)

Make sure you right-click over the menu itself - you will have two options: Move and Delete. Delete the menu.

Repeat the key-mouse combination. This time:

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Choose the Add to Panel

Scroll down the list - you will see two Menu options

  • Custom Main Menu
  • Main Menu

Choose one of these options for the style of menu you want.

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  1. How to revert to GNOME Classic?
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