I have recently downloaded ISO file for Edubuntu but till now I have not installed it and I am using gnome now I just want to know that can I have GNOME environment in Edubuntu while installing it into my computer.

  • will the gnome interface as same as in gnome 3.2 – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 16:19

You must run

 sudo apt-get install gnome-shell 
 sudo apt-get install gnome-session

Edubuntu comes with Unity v8 (same as the newest Ubuntu releases) as its default desktop environment. However if you wanna switch to GNOME you can always do that by:
$sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

  • will switching to GNOME from unity be risky – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 16:43
  • Dude, Open Source comes with no warranty, so "NO-RISK" assurance nobody can give. As far as the changes are concerned you will loose your beautiful Dash. – Rishav Ambasta Jun 28 '14 at 16:54
  • you mean my workspaces of different desktops in a single monitor will be lost? – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 17:02
  • No I am taking about this The unity dash. – Rishav Ambasta Jun 28 '14 at 17:08
  • i am running gnome version not the unity – agha rehan abbas Jun 28 '14 at 17:38

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