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)

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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.
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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?
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Top bar in Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic is missing

The top (title) bar which includes File, Edit, View is missing in Gnome Classic on Ubuntu 12.04. On switching to Unity and normal Gnome 3, the top bar was usually merged with the Menu Bar, akin to ...
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How do I get the Guayadeque icon to work with the indicator applet in Gnome Classic?

The taskbar icon keeps popping up right over my close window buttons in Ubuntu 12.04 with Gnome Classic. Is there a way to get it in the indicator applet, or to remember where I place it? Also, is ...
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How to make Cairo dock(with opengl) excute only on Gnome-Classic?

I want to make Cairo dock(with opengl) execute in the start-up only on Gnome-Classic but not on other DEs like cinnamon, unity or gnome.How to do that?
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12.04: How do I change background color of Main Menu in Gnome Fallback?

When running in Gnome Fallback mode (Gnome Classic) in Ubuntu 12.04, I added the Main Menu to the bottom panel, but I have a problem with the customization of its colors. It is like the old Gnome 2 ...
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How can I remove a link to a page from the Gnome launcher? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove an icon from the top panel in GNOME Fallback mode? I accidentally dragged a link to the top-right of my screen in GNOME Classic (no effects) in Ubuntu ...
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Going back to Gnome

I want to know if I can go back to a 10.04 style Gnome environment. By 10.04 environment, I mean the ability to add icons and little applets, like drawer, on the top menu bar. Right now, after all I ...
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how to remove unwanted items from gnome “Other menu”

I opened Other menu and found that it contains a lot of items (see image) Is there a way to clean-it up? Don't want to edit menu manually...
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Problem with minimized window to bottom gnome panel

It's difficult to explain, because English is not my native language, but here you have a few screenshots. Didn't work for me Why It becomes white and how to change it? I'm using : Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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CTRL+ shortcuts doesn't work after compiz-manager installation

It was working on Gnome Fallback/Classic. But after compiz-manager package installation, I lost Ctrl + shortcut keys, they don't work anymore. For example, in web browser typing Ctrl+C on some text ...
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Wireles network menu sometimes shows available networks, often doesn't [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network icon dropdown menu missing some items When I open my laptop, it often doesn't show the available networks. If I click on the icon in the Gnome panel, I only see ...
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Assign super key to shortcut

I am using gnome classic (no effects) on Ubuntu 11.10. I installed gnome-do today, and I wanted to assign it to the Super key. However I can only assign it to a combination of keys (Super + some other ...
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Is GNOME classic (no effects) faster than Unity 2D?

Is GNOME classic (no effects) faster than Unity 2D?
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Can I remove Compiz and still run Gnome desktop?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a fairly old desktop machine. I installed Gnome desktop without problem. Nothing else was installed other than g++ and Eclipse. I don't know what Compiz is, but I ...
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12.04 Gnome Classic Launcher Icons on Gnome panel, size and spacing

I've been searching the forums and google for a while and nothing seems to work. I have a top and bottom panel in ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic using the default ambiance theme. My top panel has all my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome Classic: white background for systray icons

All systray icons (not indicators) are with white background. How can I change it to panel's color?
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Can't assign Super+L to Lock Screen [duplicate]

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit today, switched to Gnome Classic (no effects) and there is one thing that makes me crazy: I can't assign Super+L to Lock Screen function! I go to System Settings -> ...
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Add folder as menu to Gnome panel

I would like to add a folder to a Gnome panel (Gnome Fallback on ubuntu 12.04). In Windows this can be accomplished by right-clicking the taskbar, selecting "New toolbar", and browsing for a folder. I ...
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How do I add a search function to gnome classic (fallback) panel?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Precise with the GNOME desktop environment. I like using the GNOME Fallback ("Classic") better than the default GNOME (i.e., better than GNOME Shell). The only thing that I ...
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How to enable alt-tab to browse windows? [duplicate]

I am using gnome classical (without effects), and recently alt-tab stopped working to switch windows. How to enable alt-tab to switch windows?