Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Goodbye, Unity, Hello Classic Gnome

After installing Ubuntu 13.10, replacing the Windows 8 that came preinstalled on my new Gateway laptop, it was time to ditch Unity and get a decent desktop up and running. First step was to install Gnome. After logging out, I … Continue reading

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New Laptop: Time to Install Linux

Got a brand new Gateway laptop for Xmas. It came preinstalled with Windows 8. I haven’t run Windows for years. So step 1 is to install Linux. I decided to stick with Ubuntu, which is what I’ve been running on … Continue reading

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Fixing Ubuntu 12.04’s UI

At home, I run Ubuntu 12.04. I didn’t like the Unity desktop, so I switched back to Gnome. I found there are still a lot of things that had changed for the worse. Here are some of them and how … Continue reading

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