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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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?
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caffeine works but not for quodlibet

I have caffeine installed, and it works just fine in gnome-classic (no effects) for preventing sleeping for most processes. For example "vlc", "mplayer", and "totem" all work. I cannot get it to ...
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Installing and Creating Themes in the Gnome Desktop

In Ubuntu 9.x, I could browse/install and create/name etc all aspects of the theme, even go to the Gnome art website and download and install Gnome themes all with one tool. Now I can only customize ...
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How to get back the ALT +TAB functionality? [duplicate]

I lost the Alt+Tab functionality. How to get it back? Note: I m using Ubuntu 12.04 without Unity I m using Gnome classic (no effects) session so the Unity plug-in is deselected in compizconfig ...
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Notification and indicator applets in Gnome Classic

I am running a GUI-enabled Ubuntu 11.10 Server installation using Gnome Classic. I have just one panel which has the following items: Power button Apps/Places A few launchers Taskbar Workspace ...
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Google Desktop Search replacement in Gnome Classic?

My employer uses Gnome Classic on her Ubuntu laptop. Until it was discontinued, she used Google Desktop Search, and is now looking for a replacement. I can't find an acceptable one, can someone help ...
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How to delete the last gnome panel?

How do i get rid of the last panel in Classic Gnome session in 12.04? I couldn't find any way for Precise.
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12.04 won't run Gnome desktop

I've been running with Ubuntu Unity for a while but I installed Gnome for my son to use, it worked when I first set it up but now it doesn't matter what option I pick at the login screen it boots to ...
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Can I have Global Menu within the Gnome Fallback Session?

My Default Unity session is too heavy to my laptop now (4 years old machine) and it's constantly hanging. I installed the fallback session to get more responsiveness of the whole system, but now i don'...
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Classification and search software for linking relevant content on local machine to curriculum

What I'm thinking about is basically a classification system, for use in classifying educational content such as videos, PDFs, wikipedia pages, and also local applications and linking it all to ...
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No way to show seconds in Gnome Classic clock

I cannot force clock in Gnome Classic to show seconds. Tried within dconf-editor, changing all available clock settings: com > canonical > indicatior > datetime There I was trying by changing custom-...
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Gnome Fallback - Menu With Search

Does Gnome 3 Fallback have GnomeShell-like menu with appsearch? I like Cardapio, But it not work as panel applet.
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How to set notify-OSD as default in Gnome Classic session?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 in Gnome Classic session, the notify-OSD is replaced by this one in image below: How to set notify-OSD as default again?
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How do I install Ubuntu on a Windows XP laptop with no boot disk?

I have hp pavalion with no boot disk. All of the hard drive programs are erased. Can ubuntu help? If the answer is yes would you give me steps for the installation.
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How to set multiple timezones in Gnome Classic?

For some strange reason, additional timezones cannot be added to the clock using the date-time indicator in Gnome Classic (Ubuntu 12.04). I used Unity before I switched to Gnome Classic, and it was ...
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How to get rid of extra panels in Gnome-classic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to delete a panel in the classic desktop? I know in previous versions, you could use Alt+ right click and just remove them from the drop down menu. But that doesn't ...
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Is the CPU power management set permanently to Performance mode in 12.04?

after installing 12.04 from 11.04 and using the gnome-fallback desktop I installed the CPU scaler app in the top bar. It shows that my laptop is always running in Performance mode and never goes to On-...
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Creating a Live CD with Gnome-Classic as default environment?

I'm not sure if this will fit into the categories of other questions on here; if it does, please lead me to the right post? I want to create a 12.04 Live CD that, instead of having Unity (ubuntu) ...
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Bars do not disappear watching videos full screen

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I switched to the classic view because I didn't feel comfortable with the unity. When I watch videos or movies, I double-click (as always) to make them full screen. But ...
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Why does the network indicator become invisible (one-pixel wide) in Gnome-Classic on 11.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, and when running in GNOME Classic I no longer see an icon for the nm-applet in the top panel. However the applet is running: jsteele@jsteele-00:~$ ps aux | grep nm-applet ...
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How to reset top panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to Upgrade Standard (Classic View)?

First off let me say a HUGE thanks to all of you here. I have used your forums frequently with past upgrades (I am on my 4th). I recently upgraded to 12.04. The upgrade went perfectly. The ...
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Home directory messed up

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 12.04. For some reason, i backed-up my home directory contents to another directory(say bkp dir). Precisely, I moved Documents, Pictures, Downloads, etc.. to bkp directory....
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Workspace Switcher doesn't match workspace settings

I'm having a couple of problems with the workspace switcher. 1) Whatever workspace switcher that uses my keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+Alt+Arrow) doesn't match the workspace switcher settings in the panel....
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How do I have different wallpapers for different sessions?

I have two sessions - Unity and Gnome Fallback on my laptop. I'm using Unity in portable mode and gnome fallback with second display at home. And I want different wallpapers for Unity and fallback ...
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Workspace Switcher does not highlight active workspace

I recently upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and I am running gnome-session-fallback. Everything is working perfectly fine for me except that in the workspace switcher at the bottom left there is no ...
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“starting home folder” issue in gnome classic nautilus

When I open Nautilus in ubuntu 12.04 gnome-session-fallback, it shows two tabs in the panel, one is my Nautilus, the other "starting home folder" (encircled green) stays there for 10-15 seconds and ...
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Ambience theme error on Gnome Classic (12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.04 gnome classic ambiance font problem I've just switched to Gnome Classic, but I see some errors with the Ambience theme. Attached a screenshot. See the tabs: http://...
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How do I remove windows snap in Gnome Fallback Session?

Application windows randomly snap either to the top or bottom of the screen, and won't be budged I can move them from side to side but they're locked either at the top or the bottom and on some ...
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How can I permanently save a password-protected SSH key?

I am using Awesome Window Manager How can I permanently add private keys with password? Inspired by the answer here I have added the private keys in ~/.ssh/config Contents of ~/.ssh/config: ...
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Which packages provide the pictured gnome-panel applets?

Which source packages contain the source code of the indicated applets? If the answer is a catch all source package like "gnome-applets", what is name and location of the individual applets within ...
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Keyboard shortcut to switch applications (Alt+Tab) isn't working [duplicate]

In Ubuntu 12.04 64Bit, the keyboard shortcut to switch applications (Alt+Tab)is not working I have done a Full Update/Upgrade. Keyboard Layout: US Format: US Input Source: US GUI: Gnome Classic ...
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Top-Bottom panels are not showing up on startup in classic Gnome in Ubuntu 11.04

I use Ubuntu 11.04 fully updated, classic Gnome DE, Synaptic for installations and uninstallations. I have uninstalled Banshee, Empathy and Evolution which are I am not going use ever. Did mark for ...
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Window doesn't stay in a position (Precise, Classic)

Although I've started to see this phenomenon after I upgraded my notebook from Oneiric to Precise, I'm not sure what is influencing. (1st one of the following image) I dragged the window on right to ...
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Some system tray icons invisible in Gnome Classic 12.04

Tried all possible ways to give visibility to tray icons in Ubuntu 12.04 but no luck :( Dconf-editor -> Navigate to Desktop -> Unity -> Panel -> change the value of systray-whitelist to "all" ...
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How to disable gnome fallback animations?

Opening an application from the panel starts with fade in and ends with a black square in compiz mode. In 2D-mode launcher on panel starts with border at the edges of the screen, which appears on the ...
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where do screenshots go in Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-classic when pressing PrtSc/SysRq? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the print screen dialogue? I am trying to take a screenshot with the PrtSc SysRq key on my Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-classic (no effects). When I press on the PrtSc ...
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I cannot revert completely to gnome-classic menus in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reinstate System Menu after reverting to Gnome Classic? After installing the packages to be able to login to the gnome-classic desktop I only have the menus: Applications ...
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Is a brightness control widget available?

Is it possible to place a slider or some other GUI component on the desktop / Notification Panel on Ubuntu 12.04 to control the screen brightness? It's a little annoying to constantly have to go to ...
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No indicators on the panel in Gnome classic ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop I installed Gnome on Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm using Gnome classic. Problem is I have no indicators on the top right. no power off,...
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How I can set a keyboard shortcut to access the Applications or Places menu?

How I can set a keyboard shortcut to access the Applications or Places menu in gnome classic on ubuntu 12.04?
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Ubuntu 12.04 gnome classic problem - multiple top and bottom bars

I'm using ubuntu 12.04, with gnome classic. I was using it with no problem. Then after I logged in once I saw 4 bars at the top of the screen and 4 at the bottom instead of 1. How can I fix it? I ...
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Gnome-classic language turned into Chinese, how do I change it back to English? [duplicate]

My newly installed Ubuntu 12.04 gnome-classic just turned into chinese locale after reboot, how do I change it back to English? I can't find any language menus, and the ones I opened are, well, in ...
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Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects?

How can I use Alt+F10 to maximise window in 12.04 with gnome-classic no effects? I was able to use it in 11.10, but now, if I am in gnome-terminal and I want to maximise it, I get a symbol ;3~ and ...
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How can I make the Unity 2d Shell dodge GNOME Panel when running both simultaneously?

I'm using GNOME Fallback in 12.04, and I'm running the Unity 2D Shell (WITHOUT THE UNITY 2D PANEL) and GNOME Panel. I've done this by logging in using GNOME Fallback, and then running unity-2d-shell. ...
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How do I get windows to have borders/titlebars after upgrade from 11.10 to 12.04?

I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. Upgrade seemed to have no problems, but when I open a window it has no border or title·bar. I am using Gnome classic. Oddly, Google chrome does have Minimize, Full-...