Gnome makes me want to strangle kittens

jesse jesse at
Tue Jul 7 18:04:23 BST 2009

On Tue, Jul 07, 2009 at 05:54:11PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> How does one de-Gnomeify a Ubuntu box?  Its spectacularly broken
> focus-follows-mouse and hideously ugly window mangler and "panels"
> Just Have To Go.

Oh the GDM login screen, click the options menu in the lower left
corner. Pick one of the non-gnome sessions. You probably don't want to
actually remove it from disk as some of the GUI admin tools can be
useful for unraveling some of the weirder configuration later on.

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