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11.10 Overview The older GNOME 2.x experience has been retired in GNOME, however you can use the GNOME 3.x classic mode (as shown below) to make an approximation of the older experience. install prerequisites In the software center you have the option to install Gnome Shell : Similarly - search for CompizConfig Settings Manager and install this ...
How to get back a "GNOME 2 look and feel" in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot 1. Install "GNOME Classic" session sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback You now get the possibility to choose the "GNOME Classic" session when you log in, but there are some problems with this session: The top panel's height and its icons are too large The panel background ...
You are using the Gnome-Classic interface - either you are using this by choice, or you are using the fallback mode which occurs if your graphics card & driver doesnt the 3D Acceleration required for the full Gnome-Shell GUI. To add and remove application launchers in the gnome-panel you need to: Press Win+Alt and right-click the top menu bar - N.B. ...
For 11.04 Log in with the classic GNOME session by selecting your username and then selecting Ubuntu Classic: From then on GDM will remember your setting. To permanently make the Classic Session be the default, run the Login Settings tool and select the classic desktop:
Using dconf-editor you can set various options to control the indicator-datetime applet Navigate to com.canonical.indicator.datetime and tick the two checkboxes shown. dconf-editor is part of the dconf-tools package which you can install from the Software Center or via a terminal command: sudo apt-get install dconf-tools If the date does not appear ...
12.04 Overview The older GNOME 2.x experience has been retired in GNOME, however you can use the GNOME 3.x classic mode (as shown below) to make an approximation of the older experience. Install the prerequisites: Similarly install myunity: How to login to Gnome-Classic Save, logout and in your session options choose Gnome Classic Restructure ...
Hold down the left Alt key and right-click on the launcher then select 'Remove from Panel'.
The latest version of Gnome Classic (Apr 2012, at least for me) requires: Alt + Super (Windows) and right-click.
Indicator-Applet Indicator-applet is now available for testing in a PPA. As with all PPAs - these are for testing purposes. Have a stable backup or use ppa-purge to remove PPAs that could make your system unstable. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jconti/gnome3 sudo apt-get update Now install the applet you want to add to the panel: 1) The whole indicator ...
from your screenshot, it looks like you have removed the indicator applet complete applet Alt+Win+ right click the panel to add the applet. You can similarly remove the other gnome-applets. If the applet doesnt appear in your list, install the applet from software-center: or via the command line: sudo apt-get install indicator-applet-complete
Hold Alt and Right Click. I had the exact same problem actually, but more with the clock in the middle of the screen driving me batty. :) See: How do I move the clock in GNOME Classic? If you are using gnome-classic (with effects), you actually have to hold Meta + Alt + Right Click.
You can add the notification applet to the gnome-panel as shown in the picture. To add, ALT+Win and right-click the gnome-panel to add the notification applet. However, banshee is fully integrated in the sound-indicator, to perhaps the use of the notification icon is not required.
The classic GNOME 2 interface present in Ubuntu up to 11.04 but not in later releases is just GNOME 2 (with the default shell). The name of the session type for this interface was Ubuntu Classic, and the name of the session type for Unity was (and still is) Ubuntu, but that shouldn't be confused with the name of the interface itself--Ubuntu is an operating ...
Fixing the look of the panel in 11.10 As far as just the look of the panel goes, see my answer to How to customize the gnome classic panel for how to get back quite close to the original look. This is accomplished by, amongst other things, reducing the top panel's height and its icon sizes. GNOME Classic: With fixes:
You can use nitrogen To install it, run the following command in terminal: sudo apt-get install nitrogen Because nitrogen doesn't have a desktop file by default when is installed, you need to run the following command from terminal to start it: nitrogen How to use it? In it's Preferences, add your wallpaper folder, then at the bottom [...] select ...
Solution: Edit /etc/default/locale: LANG="en_US" LANGUAGE="en_US:en" Edit ~/.pam_environment: LANG=en_US Language=en_US Logout and Login or Reboot.
First try through the Basic settings Go to 'Applications','System Tools','System Settings' Click 'Keyboard' Click the 'Shortcuts Tab' Click 'Navigation' on the left In the right-hand pane click on 'Switch applications' and press Alt-Tab to assign that as the accelerator. EDIT: It's been marked in comments, citing "The first method alone does not ...
Making a password-protected SSH key persist across sessions and reboots This is probably what you want: entering the key passphrase once makes it available for ever whenever you're logged in. It will work for most users who are using the Unity or Gnome desktops. When you connect after adding the public key to the remote server, you'll get the GUI ssh-add ...
13.04 and up With Ubuntu 13.04 you can install the Gnome classic desktop in exactly the same way as for Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. But now ... Ubuntu GNOME has become an official derivative. The first official release will be 13.04, which will be available by the end of April 2013. If you're itching to try it now, check out the daily images here. ...
Your GNOME Classic (i.e., Fallback) interface and your settings pertaining to it will almost certainly be preserved when you upgrade from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Ubuntu 11.04 used GTK+2 and GNOME 2. By default it provided three session types: Ubuntu (GNOME 2 with the GTK+2 version of Unity, which required 3D acceleration), Ubuntu Classic (a ...
Seems Application Switching is turned of by default. To activate it you need to run the following command ccsm That will bring up CompizConfig Settings Manager. Go to the Window Management section. Check off ✔ Application Switcher. Then the Alt+Tab will work. Require installation of the compiz-plugins-extra package.
Hold Alt while right-mouse clicking on the said icon. A menu should then appear giving you the options to either move it or remove from panel.
Also, for the working notifications (like notify-send), the notification is drawn with a mix of Gnome3 and unity notification styles. That's quite ugly. It seems to be caused by notification-daemon, which comes with gnome-flashback (but conflicts with notify-osd?). Unfortunately, the package can't be removed because it is a dependency of gnome-flashback. ...
Do you mean gnome-session-flashback instead of gnome classic ? If yes, you can do that by installing the compizconfig settings manager and plugins packages, i.e. sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins You need to start the compizconfig settings manager found under Appications -> System Tools -> Preferences Once loaded, click ...
Alt+Super+Right Click is what works for me :D
Run the following in a gome-terminal: If you want GNOME Classic with effects: sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-classic If you want GNOME Classic without effects: sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -s gnome-fallback
You must use Alt + Right Click in the panel... In some cases its Super+Alt+Right CLick. You will see the properties option, as well as Add To Panel :-)
NOTE: You must use the normal Classic Session if you want to use compiz's functions To fix this: Firstly, install ccsm if you haven't already using sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins and type in ccsm in the terminal You'll get this window Scroll down and select the checkmark on the left of "Application Switcher": ...
Here's a script to emulate the desired behavior. Must be ran as with sudo. Can be bound to a keyboard shortcut ( with preliminary addition of the shutdown command to sudoers file to allow passwordless run ). Simplistic, concise, and does the job. #!/bin/bash # Date: June 11,2015 # Author: Serg Kolo # Description: a script to emulate # behavior of GNOME ...
You can change the behavior of Alt + Tab with an option in compizconfig-settings-manager that lets you group the applications together from the active viewport. To install CCSM, run the following command in a terminal: sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager To enable the setting click on Ubuntu Unity plugin and select Switcher tab and tick ...
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