Ubuntu is one of the very popular distribution among Linux family. In the past years, so many new distribution were introduced in the market but only one operating system takes lead over Ubuntu that is Linux mint. But still Ubuntu is the base because Linux mint is Ubuntu based operating system whose goal is to provide the all usable browser plugins, media codecs, java and other components. A new look of Ubuntu is very awesome but sometimes it becomes problematic for few users who doesn’t have the sufficient video memory to deal with heavy graphical environment. So today’s article is based on the solution of this problem, or you can get back Classic Gnome Desktop in Ubuntu. Most of the people prefer Classic Gnome Desktop because it utilize less memory as well as provides better performance than KDE. But then also both are the different because they both have some unique features.
Before telling more about this i want to show you the new look of Ubuntu which is awesome but it utilizes more graphics memory.
Now get ready to revert your Classic Gnome Desktop back in Ubuntu. Just follow the below steps and get the solution of your problem
First of all open the terminal and update the apt repository by executing the following command. You must have internet connection for solving this issue.
# sudo apt-get update
After that you have to install a package that is “Gnome-session-fallback”. For installing the package just follow the below command.
# sudo apt-get install gnome-session-fallback
Wait until the installation of the package, after that just close the terminal and log-out the system from right top menu.
Now you will find the log in screen of Ubuntu which will ask you for entering your password, before this you have to choose the desktop environment for getting the old gnome look so, just follow the below images and then enter the password.
After log in with your username and password you will find the Gnome old look in your Ubuntu 13.10 and classic version with menus in top bar..