How do I uninstall Ubuntu 12.04 and revert to 10.04

Asked by dustbindiva on 2013-01-30

I dont like 12.04 because all the settings are not visible on the desktop and I want to return to 10.04. Please advise.

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10.04 will be EOL/unsupported in a few months, so it's not a good idea to install it. You should try other desktops before giving up on 12.04. Install xubuntu-desktop package and log into xubuntu/xfce. xfce is a lot closer to the old interface than Unity.

N1ck 7h0m4d4k15 (nicktux) said : #2

Either install Xubuntu 12.04 (3 years of support) or at your current system install "gnome-panel" and login from "gnome-classic" or "gnome-classic(no effects)" if you want an Environment like 10.04.

Open the terminal (CTRL+ALT+T) and apply the command below

sudo apt-get install gnome-panel

Then logout and login
see the pictures below


unistall gnome-panel with terminal like:

sudo apt-get uninstall gnome-panel

sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop


download an old gnome-panel version
and install old control-panel like:

gnome-panel --replace



sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hannes-janetzek/enlightenment-svn
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install e17

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