In 2010 the world was still in order: Kubuntu for KDE, Xubuntu for XFCE, Lubuntu for LXDE, Ubuntu for Gnome. This has changed now. The latest Ubuntu LTS release (And the two previous Non-LTS releases) are using Unity as user interface instead of Gnome. Unity is based on Gnome 3 but it is pretty different to a standard Gnome 3 environment (Which uses Gnome Shell). Hopefully some day there will be something like a Gubuntu distribution which focuses on a standard Gnome environment with Gnome Shell as user interface. But for now we have to get rid of Unity manually. This article explains how to do it and also describes some additional tweaks and hacks to make Gnome more usable.
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