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 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Can you choose not to use Unity on install? [closed]

I have been using Ubuntu since version 9 and found it very friendly and wonderful to work with. Is there a way to choose Gnome-classic or other desktops on install?
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gnome classic transparent panel

Nearly 2013 and it's forced me to find new os (my current - 10.04 lts). Testing 12.04. Unfortunately, unity is overly simple. Unity Launcher is not customizable. I can not even move launcher to ...
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How to make the date appear next to the time indicator in Gnome Classic?

I'm using Gnome classic in Ubuntu 12.04 and I'm not able to find the settings that would allow me to display the date and day along with time in the clock of my indicator applet. Any idea how I can ...
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How to change menu font contrast in Gnome Classic? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.04 gnome classic ambiance oneric I have problem with color of menu in Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome Classic). Look image: In Gnome Classic (No effect) all is OK. Sorry ...
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How to add audio controls in the tray? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop After upgrading to 12.04, I lost the audio controls from the system tray. How to add it back? I am using gnome ...
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Get Unity style notifications in Gnome Classic?

I prefer the look of Unity's notifications as opposed to Gnome's. How can I get it? Or at least some thing that looks similar?
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New windows in session fallback

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). I hate unity, so I use gnome-session-fallback. Everything works fine (OK, not as well as it worked in gnome2...) but if I open a new window, it always ...
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Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop. Again [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon from top panel has disappeared after upgrading I have the same problem as was described in Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop But the answer for ...
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Volume icon from top panel has disappeared after upgrading [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop I have upgraded my system to 12.04 but the problem is after upgrading the volume icon from the top panel has been ...
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Windows moving after losing focus

when I enable the 'Place Windows' in the compizconfig settings editor in 12.04 (gnome-classic), windows which are placed over the border of the windows are moved back to the window as soon as the ...
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Can't open Panel settings with super-alt right-click in gnome-classic after resize

In 12.04, I just tried the pane-setting 'resize' (or autoshrink or what it is named). Now, I don't like it any longer and I would like to switch back. But since the panel is shrunken, there is no ...
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Window manager not loading when gnome-classic starts

When I boot up or log into gnome-classic (no effects), windows don't have the frame around them that has the minimize and close buttons and all that. After that, there all sorts of issues - for ...
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Fullscreen gnome classic ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have just moved into 12.04 and exploring gnome classic I have realized that when fullscreen youtube the top panel and the inferior panel remains there. This happens also in VLC, but first ...
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Volume and other indicators disappeared in the classic desktop

I updgraded my ubuntu to 12.04 LTS and then installed gnome classic since I do not like unity. But then the volume icon at the up-right corner has disappeared. How can I get it back to that place. ...
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How do I configure the gnome panel from a script?

I can easily set the number of workspaces and the workspace names with the gconftool-2, as follows: gconftool-2 --type int --set /apps/metacity/general/num_workspaces 4 gconftool-2 --type string ...
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Interface stopped working when Compiz effects are on

I've been running Gnome-classic with Compiz effects since the release of 11.10. Today, I rebooted, and the gnome panel, docky window manager, and basically all interface elements stopped loading when ...
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Gnome Classic in 12.04 gives black screen

I have Gnome Classic installed from my 11.10 install. Whenever I try to boot into it on 12.04 beta, it gives me a black screen and does not load. Is there a way to see what is going on that it doesn't ...