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Re: fallback mode

Postby linuxviolin » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:32 am

MALsPa wrote:I hesitate to mention that here because Xfce might be on linuxviolin's crap list. :lol:

:lol: Do not be afraid, I do not bite...! :mrgreen: :P :lol:
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Re: fallback mode

Postby KBD47 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:44 pm

MALsPa, you will need to install gnome-panel to get fallback in Ubuntu 12.04 because the default fallback is Unity 2D.

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Re: fallback mode

Postby MALsPa » Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:28 pm

KBD47 wrote:MALsPa, you will need to install gnome-panel to get fallback in Ubuntu 12.04 because the default fallback is Unity 2D.


OK, thanks for that tip -- much appreciated!

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Re: fallback mode

Postby KBD47 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:46 pm

MALsPa wrote:
KBD47 wrote:MALsPa, you will need to install gnome-panel to get fallback in Ubuntu 12.04 because the default fallback is Unity 2D.


OK, thanks for that tip -- much appreciated!


You are welcome :-) It's fairly painless, quick install from the repo. After the install just click on the cog in the login menu and you have the choice of classic with or without effects. After install you just alt-right-click on the panel to add applets and launchers like in gnome 2.

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Re: fallback mode

Postby linuxviolin » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:25 pm

KBD47 wrote: After install you just alt-right-click on the panel to add applets and launchers like in gnome 2.

Hmm, and again this stupid 'alt' thing... :twisted:

alt, alt, alt, alt, alt.............. pfff :evil:
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Re: fallback mode

Postby KBD47 » Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:37 pm

Yes, gnome has fallen in love with 'the alt thing' :(

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Re: fallback mode

Postby MALsPa » Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:01 am

KBD47 wrote:MALsPa, you will need to install gnome-panel to get fallback in Ubuntu 12.04 because the default fallback is Unity 2D.


Looks like installing gnome-session-fallback does the same thing: http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-instal ... ecise.html

LOL! In Ubuntu 12.04, I already had the "GNOME Classic" option at the log-in menu. I hadn't even tried it before today! That shows you how much I don't miss GNOME 2 in Ubuntu.

Back in May, I'd written in my notes that adding the gnome-shell package had brought in the gnome-panel and gnome-session-fallback packages, among other things.

KBD47 wrote:After install you just alt-right-click on the panel to add applets and launchers like in gnome 2.


On my system, Alt+right-click doesn't work; I have to use Super+Alt+right-click.

OK, that was fun. Good stuff to know. I played around with "fallback" a bit, got bored, logged back into GNOME Shell. :D

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Re: fallback mode

Postby linuxviolin » Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:26 am

MALsPa wrote:On my system, Alt+right-click doesn't work; I have to use Super+Alt+right-click.

What? Now we need 'Super' in addition to 'alt'? Better and better. Or more accurately getting worse and worse, or more and more stupid, moron, as you prefer...
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Re: fallback mode

Postby MALsPa » Sat Jul 14, 2012 5:44 am

linuxviolin wrote:What? Now we need 'Super' in addition to 'alt'? Better and better. Or more accurately getting worse and worse, or more and more stupid, moron, as you prefer...


:lol:

It should be a right-click to bring up a menu, plain and simple. Like xfce4-menu has.

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Re: fallback mode

Postby linuxviolin » Sat Jul 14, 2012 10:26 am

MALsPa wrote:
linuxviolin wrote:What? Now we need 'Super' in addition to 'alt'? Better and better. Or more accurately getting worse and worse, or more and more stupid, moron, as you prefer...


:lol:

It should be a right-click to bring up a menu, plain and simple. Like xfce4-menu has.

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Well, yes, maybe and in KDE too it's quite plain and simple... :wink:

The GNOME devs are always more and more morons...
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Re: fallback mode

Postby norm.h » Sat Jul 21, 2012 11:12 am

OK, having added icons using the alt/right click method, how do I delete or reposition them without the menu?

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Re: fallback mode

Postby norm.h » Sat Jul 21, 2012 11:33 am

norm.h wrote:OK, having added icons using the alt/right click method, how do I delete or reposition them without the menu?


OK, sorted.
(Use the alt)


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