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Old 06-18-2011, 09:23 AM   #1
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Natty : how to get the old desktop back ???


Hi,

Just upgraded to Natty and ... well my whole desktop changed, it has that weird menu on the side ... etc
Is there a way to get the old desktop back??? (with my apps menu in the top bar like it was before)
 
Old 06-18-2011, 09:27 AM   #2
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Hello,

At your login screen when selecting your name and before typing a password, at the bottom of your screen you can choose for Ubuntu Classic instead of the Unity default.

Kind regards,

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Old 06-18-2011, 09:52 AM   #3
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Hello,

At your login screen when selecting your name and before typing a password, at the bottom of your screen you can choose for Ubuntu Classic instead of the Unity default.

Kind regards,

Eric
No don't have that choice.
Looks like the classic interface has been removed
 
Old 06-18-2011, 09:59 AM   #4
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Hi,

That's very strange, I don't use Ubuntu myself but have installed it several times and never encountered the choice to go classic missing from the select box. Haven't found any mentioning of that on the internet neither. All point to the same, the way I pointed out to, as mentioned for example in this site with screenshots.
http://scottlinux.com/2011/03/05/ubu...classic-gnome/

Are you saying you don't have that Ubuntu Classic Desktop option in the same menu? Did you remove any software after installation? Is this a normal installation you performed?

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Eric
 
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Old 06-18-2011, 10:09 AM   #5
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Hi Eric,

I just found myself how to do it in the system settings (like it is described in the link you gave under "Alternate Method")

I find it hard to believe that I was suddenly "forced" to use this kind of interface.

Thanks for the quick responses
 
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Hi,

No problem at all! Glad you got it fixed. Please mark your thread as solved. Enjoy Linux.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
  


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