Bug 834266 - Allow option to choose Gnome-2.x during installation
Allow option to choose Gnome-2.x during installation
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-desktop (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-21 07:38 EDT by Lakshmipathi
Modified: 2013-02-13 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Lakshmipathi 2012-06-21 07:38:31 EDT
Description of problem:
Fedora 16 comes with new Gnome-3.x Desktop. It was pretty hard to use. I can't have gnome-panel or add shortcuts to  gnome-panel and stores files or shortcuts on desktop. During Installation,Please provide an option to choose between Gnome-2.x and new Gnome-3.x That will be a huge help to long term fedora users like myself.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 16 

How reproducible:
Login to Fedora 16 with Gnome 

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Login to Fedora 16 with Gnome 
2.can't add gnome-panel or shortcuts on desktop 
Actual results:
Pretty hard to use with new Gnome-3.x

Expected results:
User should be able to choose between Gnome-2.x or Gnome-3.x during installation.

Additional info:
I'm using fedora since FC2,now finding it hard to use Fedora with recent releases.
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