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An official Ubuntu based distribution is Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. GNOME Classic session is included. To try it, choose it from the Sessions option on the login screen. You can use the GNOME3 PPA and update GNOME3 with these commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo update sudo upgrade
The classic GNOME environment is now provided by Ubuntu MATE Edition.
I ran into the same problems when using flashback compiz. I now use flashback metacity and everything works off the shell as expected.
I found solution: cd /etc/fonts/conf.d ln -s ../conf.avail/70-yes-bitmaps.conf . then: fc-cache -f -v and after reboot all works as expect.
Google-chrome is famous for its problems with .desktop files and their icons, especially if you had an other version installed before. Since you installed it from a .deb file, an icon must be installed. Most certainly, there must be an old, outdated or incorrect .desktop file in ~/.local/share/applications causing the "disconnection". Local .desktop files ...
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