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How to revert to GNOME Classic?

Now i am running lubuntu11.10, which is based on lxde, i want to install gnome2 on lubuntu, iow, i want to have both gnome2 and lxde on it. i googled for some time. and i got some commands such as sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop, sudo apt-get install gnome-core etc. i tried the first one ubuntu-desktop, but when i finished installing it, i found it was desktop based on gnome3! now i have uninstalled it. can anyone tell me how to install gnome2 on lubuntu11.10? thx a million!

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... I'm closing this since its identical to other similar gnome-2 questions for ubuntu 11.10 and its official variants. –  fossfreedom Feb 23 '12 at 9:51
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marked as duplicate by fossfreedom Feb 23 '12 at 9:50

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The Gnome2-project is dead. So there are no packages in the offical PPAs. The best you could do is install the fork Mate or Cinnamon, where I prefere Cinnamon.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:merlwiz79/cinnamon-ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cinnamon
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