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I upgraded from Natty to Oneiric Ocelot through Update Manager: the Xfce and Unity sessions have been perfectly preserved and work just like they should, but I'm having trouble with the GNOME and GNOME Classic sessions. Starting in either results in an empty screen with an application menu bar on top (no panel or such) and Tint2 at the bottom (I used it with my Gnome 2.3 session). Window decoration fails and generally it is only possible to log out. How can I set up a regular Gnome Shell session? Thanks for your time!

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom Mar 21 '12 at 12:11

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Do you have the gnome PPA added? If yes, you need to purge it and perform a apt-get install gnome-shell –  Capt.Nemo Oct 22 '11 at 17:46
    
This question appears to be abandoned and unanswered, could you perhaps add more detail to your question? If this question no longer applies then you can either delete it or answer it yourself if you've solved the problem. Thanks! –  Mark Rooney Mar 18 '12 at 11:40
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