Saturday, April 30, 2011

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal): Use 'normal' GNOME instead of Unity

Ubuntu 11.04 uses Unit as its default desktop environment. However, it is very easy to switch back to 'normal/traditional' GNOME desktop environment. Just select 'Ubuntu classic' option in your login window:

Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal): How to remove chat and mail icons (indicators) from system tray

Just like for Ubuntu 10.04, the two following icons (notifiers):
can be removed by removing two packages: indicator-me and indicator-messages:sudo apt-get remove indicator-me indicator-messages