Ubuntu – How to switch from unity to gnome


Default ui for Ubuntu 14.04 being Unity, want to switch to Gnome.

Can't find usual way to switch at login screen as mentioned here.


Best Answer

Step 1 : To get started, press Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to enable Gnome session

sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install gnome-session-flashback

Step 2 : Restart and on the logon screen, click the option to change your session. enter image description here

Step 3 : Then choose GNOME Flashback (Metacity) enter image description here

Enjoy your Desktop enter image description here

Source : How to switch to GNOME Desktop Environment in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

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