[ALUG] Linux with Gnome-2?

Laurie Brown laurie at brownowl.com
Wed Jun 28 09:18:55 BST 2017


On 27/06/17 23:19, steve-ALUG at hst.me.uk wrote:
> On 27/06/17 10:12, Ted Harding wrote:
>>
>> Many thanks, Laurie. That clarifies a number of things! And, yes,
>> live disks of LMC and LMM is an excellent suggestion. And I like
>> (and really sympathise with) the reasons the Mint team went the
>> way they did. In fact, "the way Gnome was going" turned out to
>> be the main reason I have'nt upgraded my Debian for years!
>>
> 
> As I understand it, Cinnamon is cloned Gnome 2 but then improved. Mate
> is Mint's replacement for Gnome.  I expect that they're both "better"
> than Gnome 3 for you, and for me.

According to Wikipedia it's Gnome 3-based.

This desktop is running LMC 17.3:

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~ $ apt-cache show gnome-shell | grep Version
Version: 3.10.4-0ubuntu5.2
Version: 3.10.4-0ubuntu5
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Cheers, Laurie.
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