I have the Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop freshly installed. If i execute the following command, what exactly happens?
sudo apt-get install gnome
And what is the difference between the above command and installing
What is Gnome ?
It is basically a meta package consisting Both gnome-shell and gnome-fallback session.
From Gnome official page
You can refer the technology behind GNOME Shell page.
Basically it is for Unsupported Graphic Cards
If you check on the description of
It will install both the Gnome Shell, and the Fallback session, along with the Gnome games, Evolution, Epiphany, Empathy, Rhythmbox, etc. It will install everything gnome.
You can get this info either from Synaptic or using