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Old 06-28-2011, 03:27 PM   #1
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Is there a way to install GNOME2, or get the repository for it?


There are quite a few distros using GNOME2 still, and I want to know, how come they don't give you the choice between GNOME2 and GNOME3? Anyway, is there a repository I can add to download it from? I'm not a huge fan of GNOME3 and I'd rather use KDE, but GNOME2 is something which would attract me to a distro.
 
Old 06-28-2011, 03:32 PM   #2
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https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=118991
 
Old 06-28-2011, 03:43 PM   #3
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For ubuntu 11.04, there is no way of getting gnome 3 there without a PPA.

http://nirajsk.wordpress.com/2011/04...-ubuntu-11-04/

I wouldnt do it, running gnome 3 on 11.04 has caused issues for a lot of users, and it will also disable unity (not a huge problem....)

Gnome3 should be in the standard ubuntu 11.10 repos. Gnome 2.X will be gone.
 
Old 06-28-2011, 04:08 PM   #4
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Gnome2 is dead.

Debian stable and testing have Gnome2, sid has Gnome3.
 
  


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