Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is gnome classic (no effects) noticeably faster than ubuntu 2D? Should I use it, since I only have 1Gb of ram?

Also, you can only move the unity bar to the bottom in unity 3D right?

Thanks in advance.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

In general, when you use a compositing manager (which is used for desktop effects in Unity), there will be more overhead than when you don't. It shouldn't be more than your machine can handle with that amount of RAM, though. If you're looking for a more efficient window manager, check out XFCE or LXDE.

I don't think that the Unity bar can be moved at all, regardless of whether Unity has effects enabled.

share|improve this answer
    
correct neither the Unity bar or the launcher can be moved in either version of Unity –  TrailRider Aug 3 '12 at 21:52

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.