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Unity is not supported on my hardware, and as such I want to use GNOME Classic. What package do I install?

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Try gnome-desktop-environment. That should install unmodified Gnome2, similar to what you get in Debian.

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Checked ubuntu-desktop meta-package again and found gnome-session was the package I'm looking for.

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On 11.10, Unity 2D is really good. Perhaps you might want to consider having a look at the beta? :) –  Jo-Erlend Schinstad Sep 4 '11 at 2:45
    
@Jo-Erlend Schinstad, I already upgraded to Oneiric before beta was released. While I am impressed, I do not feel it's a complete and viable replacement (for me). –  Oxwivi Sep 4 '11 at 5:09

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