Articles Tagged gnomeclassic

Classic Mode

Essential Guide: GNOME Has a Hidden Classic Mode, Here’s How to Unlock it on Ubuntu

We show you how to unlock the hidden GNOME Classic Mode in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above. The Classic session sports a traditional app menu, task bar and more.

26 June 2019

GNOME Classic Mode is Getting Some Overdue Improvements in Fedora 31

The retro-minded GNOME Classic session will see a number of usability improvements in Fedora 31, due for release in October.

24 June 2019

Get a Classic Desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME Flashback Session

Migrating from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS brings a number of great benefits, but sometimes all you need is a familiar face. Here's how to get a two panel GNOME desktop in Ubuntu 14.04.

28 April 2014
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Ubuntu Icon Comes Back to GNOME Classic

It is often said that good things come in small packages, and at just 114KiB the latest update to the Ubuntu Light themes certainly counts as that. For sitting inside tis an update that sure to please users of the GNOME Classic session in Ubuntu 12.04: an Ubuntu icon for the Application Menu!

14 August 2012

Which Saves More Time: Unity or GNOME Panel? [Video]

Unity is said to make your workflow faster and easier. But is that true? Ubuntu contributor Jo-Erlend Schinstad decided to see how much time he would save using Unity compared to Gnome Panel (Classic) when performing a set of simple tasks.

12 April 2012

GNOME Classic in Ubuntu 12.04: It’s Like Nothing Ever Changed

Come April 26th and the release of Ubuntu 12.04 a vast number of Ubuntu users will be getting their first taste of the Unity desktop since its basic beginnings as the Ubuntu Netbook Remix in the last LTS. But for all of the innovation, aesthetics and features that the unity desktop offers there is a chance that, for many, the change will be too much. But Unity is only one desktop environment available to install in Ubuntu.

21 March 2012