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I did a clean install of Lubuntu 12.04 and I want to install the gnome3-session

I tried

sudo apt-get install gnome-session

Then I logged out. When I login on to the gnome-session I’m still getting the unity-layout.

Have I done something wrong? If so what do I need to do to fix it?

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do you want to remove unity completely? –  Ashu May 7 '12 at 11:49

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I replaced Unity with Gnome in the following steps

  1. Install Gnome

    sudo apt-get install gnome-shell 
  2. To set gnome-shell as default, open a terminal and type

    sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-shell  
  3. And to remove unity after installing gnome-shell

    sudo apt-get remove unity unity-2d unity-2d-panel unity-2d-shell
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Thx I did the job ;) –  grumph May 7 '12 at 16:09
did my solution work? if it did plz mark it as the correct answer –  Ashu May 7 '12 at 19:41

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