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I am trying to get a new version of Edubuntu. I just want to check whether I can get the GNOME environment on Edubuntu.

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As I know Gnome is coming with standard Edubuntu installation. Before the installation begins the installation wizard is asking to install Gnome and you can select it.

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should we select the option before downloading the iso image or should we do it during installation . i mean is the gnomed edubuntu iso different from normal edubuntu – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 13:25
i have downloaded the iso image of edubuntu but there is no option to install gnome can you elaborate your answer – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 15:55
No, it's not different iso but the regular. I have installed edubuntu 14.04 few days ago and there is gnome. I forgot to make printscreen but I found this video ( Take a look at 0:20 and you'll see that there is a checkbox for installing Gnome Fallback. Sorry for the late answer:/ – existence Jul 3 '14 at 16:07

You can install it with:

sudo apt-get install gnome-shell

It should then install it and most of the other stuff it needs to work.

More instructions can be found here.

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