Refers to the Desktop Environment used by default up until Ubuntu 11.04, at which point it became an option to use the environment at the login screen. (package: gnome-session-fallback)

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

2
votes
2answers
285 views

High CPU load on LibreOffice menu

My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with gnome-classic shows a large CPU usage after I highlight any LibreOffice app in gnome menu (Apps->Office-> *).. only on LibreOffice. What is the reason?
3
votes
1answer
937 views

Autohide Unity Launcher in Gnome Classic

I am using the Unity launcher in the Gnome Classic desktop. How can I enable the autohide feature for the launcher? Background information: I reverted to Gnome Classic Desktop as described here: ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic and Unity Launcher

Is there any possibility to get the new unity launcher while having the Gnome classic desktop? I enabled the classic desktop as described: How to revert to GNOME Classic Desktop?
5
votes
1answer
399 views

Add a custom text to GNOME panel

I want to add some text to the GNOME panel in GNOME Classic. I got a suggestion from this blog but it dates back to 2008 and doesn't seem applicable now. In Ubuntu 12.10 and GNOME classic, the ...
2
votes
0answers
105 views

gnome 3 opens only the wallpaper

I changed the gnome 3 theme and it was working perfectly except the terminal, I restarted the system but now it opens only the wallpaper without any icons or bars. I can't open any of my files. I ...
0
votes
1answer
219 views

Restore original notification icons after deinstalling XFCE

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic environment. I wanted to try XFCE, so I installed the metapackage xfce4. In the end, I was not convinced so I removed it and came back on Gnome Classic. ...
1
vote
0answers
256 views

Gnome-System-Monitor has no GTK Window Decoration

Really simple problem that I can't seem to figure out. The window decorator works for everything else, but whenever I open the system monitor, it opens in full screen with no border. I'm using Gnome ...
2
votes
1answer
604 views

How to show mount icons on the desktop, in gnome classic?

In the pre-unity days, when a device was (auto)mounted, a icon used to show on the desktop. Currently, I have Ubuntu 12.10 in classic mode - is there a way to get the same behavior?
2
votes
1answer
216 views

Unusable desktop in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using Ubuntu QQ with gnome-session-fallback for a long time now. I replaced Nautilus with Thunar but when I restarted the laptop, the panel works, but I cant right click or change the desktop ...
1
vote
1answer
254 views

How do I get rid of the Unity Dash in Gnome classic?

I tried to enable Compiz features like wobbly windows and Desktop cube, but doing so Compiz crashed. After it restarted Dash was started as well. I logged of and back onto my Gnome classic ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Increase launcher and applet spacing on the Gnome Classic panel

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with Gnome Classic. I added some launchers on the top panel, but they are placed too tightly (also take a look at separators, they aren't really separate anything): Can I ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

launcher settings?

Hi my name is Jim Simoni. I wish there was some way to relate to the desktop to the old desk top with menus so this transition would be easier. I like the old organisation in the menu bar. I had ...
0
votes
1answer
200 views

Compiz features stopped working when an external monitor is attached

Running 12.04 on a thinkpad T520 with nVidia NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M graphics. Just updated to the lasted nvidia 310 driver. Everything works great. However, as soon as I attached an external monitor ...
2
votes
1answer
740 views

13.04 Dash Icon and Ubuntu Gnome-Classic Issues

The dash icon for Ubuntu 13.04 was "released", and a how-to on OMG! Ubuntu! Was written. Now, I followed all of the instructions, and the assets installed fine. Oh they installed alright, and now I ...
1
vote
1answer
8k views

How to move window buttons from left to right side of title bar in Gnome Classic?

How to move the window buttons (close, minimise, maximise) from the left side of the title bar to the right side in Gnome Classic 12.10? gconf-editor (apps > metacity etc) doesn't work. Nor does ...
0
votes
1answer
545 views

DLNA on Ubuntu 1204 with gnome-classic icons in tray

I am trying different DLNA systems to share media in my laptop wirelessly to a Samsung SMART TV. The ones I've tried so far, Serviio and tvmobili, seem to run as a deamon but don't show an icon in the ...
0
votes
1answer
887 views

Am I using Gnome 3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why has Gnome 3 reverted to classic (Gnome 2) look and feel? I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with gnome-classic instead of Unity. What I have is an "Applications, Places, ..." ...
1
vote
1answer
123 views

How do I add a d-bus command as a global shortcut in Gnome (classic)?

How do I add a d-bus command as a global shortcut in Gnome (classic)? I can do it in KDE, it gives an option to add a new shortcut as a d-bus command. I do not want to write a script just for this.
0
votes
2answers
826 views

Is there a way to edit the places menu in Ubuntu 12.10 gnome fallback?

There is applications and places menus in the gnome fallback ubuntu 12.10, What I found that I only can edit the applications menu, and there is no way to edit the places menu, in gnome 2 there is a ...
0
votes
2answers
623 views

How to use Mate-Panel in Gnome-Fallback Mode

Is it possible to run mate-panel inside gnome-fallback mode? Unity is annoying and gnome-fallback is not real gnome 2, so it would be nice if I could combine mate and gnome-fallback.
0
votes
1answer
943 views

Can anyone tell me why Gnome 3 looks like as if it were a gnome fallback session in my virtualbox?

For some reason Gnome 3 wont work in my virtualbox. Both gnome classic and gnome look exactly identical. The version of my virtualbox is: 4.1.2_ Ubuntu r38459 The 3D acceleration is on in the ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Restore Alt+F2 “program execute” in GNOME Classic (no effects)

I dislike Unity so I use 12.04 in GNOME Classic (no effects) mode. ALT+F2 is not bringing up the usual "execute binary..." dialog box. How can I restore that? I have browsed around (e.g. why Alt+F2 ...
0
votes
1answer
300 views

Fullscreen Still Has Taskbars at Top and Bottom

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and running the Gnome Classic desktop. Whenever I go fullscreen, the taskbars at the top and bottom which hold the menus, notifications, etc. are still visible. This only ...
3
votes
0answers
204 views

Gnome-classic, new windows remain buried behind other window

I have recently moved from ARCH Linux to Ubuntu 11.10. I switched to using Gnome-Classic and noticed strange behaviours with the windows whenever I open them. I have setup Launchers on the Panel to ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

fglrx causes fallback mode, doesn't work

I made a fresh install to Ubuntu 12.10 a while ago and tried to install the fglrx via software-properties-gtk. But when I install and restart one of the new versions, I can't acces unity (only desktop ...
1
vote
2answers
733 views

How to get Update-Notifications when using Gnome Fallback on Ubuntu Precise Pangolin?

one of my friends is using Gnome Fallback ( activated by installing gnome-panel ). Problem is that he does not get notifications about updates anymore. Well, we could set up automatic updates in the ...
2
votes
1answer
850 views

Gnome-classic lock screen no password prompt [closed]

I have ubuntu 12.04, on a Dell Inspiron 14r, Intel HD 3000. I set on the Power settings, "When the lid is closed: Do nothing." The password prompt worked just fine when i closed and opened the lid. ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Icons have disappeared from desktop, and right-click fails [closed]

I can't right click anything and there aren't the usual icons on my desktop. I'm using Gnome classic. I think there was a gnome setting that turns off or back on. How can I fix this?
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Gnome classic + Unity Dash

I like GNOME Classic more then GNOME Shell or Unity because it has a taskbar and Applications and Places menus on top. But the one thing i am really really missing is the dash from GNOME 3 and Unity, ...
0
votes
1answer
769 views

How do I remove all Gnome Environments I had added?

I had installed the Gnome DE...but it seemed quite laggy and thus removed it... Also removed the Gnome-PPA n the DE package,etc...but in the log in menu,i still see "Gnome Classic" and "Gnome Classic ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Where is ubuntuone GUI client on the Gnome Classic Menu?

Alternatively, how can I start the ubuntuone GUI client from the terminal? Sorry if this is a dumb question - it seems to me that it should be obvious so probably I am just staring right at it but not ...
2
votes
1answer
136 views

Lost window borders in Firefox while loading a local html file

Firefox 16, Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome Classic Session, Compiz effects enabled. Is this a bug? Anybody else having this? What shall I do?
2
votes
2answers
563 views

Gnome app indicator area shows “No Indicators”

This problem is on two of my computers, both running Gnome-Classic on 12.10, my laptop and my desktop. After recent reboots, the app indicator area has text that says "No Indicators": Indicators ...
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Window controls not moving to right side in 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Window Controls moved to right hand side I'm using Gnome Classic, and I prefer my window controls to be on the right side. I've followed the instructions in this ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

iPhone like folders? for Gnome Classic [closed]

I want the iPhone like folder for Gnome Classic how do I get them?
0
votes
1answer
5k views

Ubuntu 12.10 and nVidia drivers don't like each other? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot make NVIDIA driver work with Ubuntu 12.10 I decided to upgrade both my computers from Precise to Quantal. What a mistake that was. My laptop has a nVidia GT 330M ...
2
votes
0answers
293 views

lxdm won't login to Ubuntu 2d or Gnome classic

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Dell Centrino/512mb machine that was running too slow with Windows to be useful. I am completely new to Linux and muddling my way through as well as I can. The ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome classic trayicon doesn't work (at least for Pidgin)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome classic. Pidgin's tray icon doesn't show up. The settings is ok ("Always"). For any case, I've also added it in dconf-editor as per How to enable notification area ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

Take a snapshot with “PrtScn” Key doesn't work with classical Gnome

If I press the "PrtScn" button the UI flashes white but the following Save Dialog doesn't open. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 with the classical Gnome.
3
votes
1answer
4k views

nomachine NX: Text missing on all gtk interface (Unity and Gnome Classic)

[EDIT] Just in case this could help someone... I have found a .... new solution? http://www.nomachine.com/preview/download-package.php?Prod_Id=14 I am guessing that's nomachine's next version of ...
1
vote
2answers
12k views

Installing Gnome Classic on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 64bit

I've installed Ubuntu Server Edition and setup open ssh,samba and lamp on my home desktop just to work on LAN. I also want setup a GUI on it for daily use. I've already performed the following sudo ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

How to install GNOME fallback only without full GNOME? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? How do I just install gnome fallback. I loved the gnome classic and I use only that. So I want to just install gnome-fallback and not the ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

How to get back Applications menu?

I'm using 12.04, classic desktop without effects. Once the indicator-applet-complete (right part of the top panel) had disappeared. I found how to fix it with Alt-Win-RightMouseClick on the panel, ...
2
votes
1answer
476 views

GNOME fallback session has both top and bottom panels also unity launcher running through them

I have the GNOME fallback session installed and when I log into it I get both the top and bottom panels and also the Unity launcher and it overlays both and makes it look funny. It is the Unity 2D ...
2
votes
1answer
619 views

How can I use Work-space edge settings on Gnome-Classic

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome-Classic and I need to configure Work-space edge settings. In unity it can be easily done by Ubuntu tweak Tool... this is what I had in unity when hovering bottom ...
1
vote
0answers
89 views

Computer responds slowly when screen is locked [on hold]

When my computer is locked, regardless of it timing out after 10 minutes or by me pressing CTRL+L, it takes forever to activate it. It also appears as if the time it takes is linear to the time it as ...
1
vote
1answer
238 views

Remove Ubuntu Logo in upperleft hand corner of Gnome Classic

I really want to customize the bar at the top of ubuntu. My first "problem" is that I can't figure out how to change the logo in the upper left hand corner. Any ideas? EDIT: I'm trying to change it ...
1
vote
2answers
310 views

Installed Gnome but I don't want gnome 3 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to revert to GNOME Classic? I installed gnome because I liked the old gnome, but I installed Gnome 3, and even when I go into gnome classic, I can't right click the ...
1
vote
1answer
689 views

Dual Screens not working nVidia

I just install Ubuntu to my P.C. I started it up with both my screens plugged into my nVidia's dvi and vga ports and logged in, change the skin to classic gnome, because that's how it was when I last ...
3
votes
1answer
809 views

why Alt+F2 r didnt work on gnome shell classic

Im using gnome shell classic on ubuntu 12.04. However, i notice that tht (ALT + F2 + r) didnt work. How do i get this effect on gnome shell classic? I just want to restart shell without logging out. ...