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[Bug 1954429] Re: wrong description in documentation


To make GNOME Classic selectable on the login screen, the gnome-shell-
extensions package needs to be installed which it is not by default.

(No, Akbarkhon, vanilla-gnome-desktop is not necessary. Indeed it pulls
gnome-shell-extensions, but it pulls a myriad of other packages too.)

The gnome-classic page is from GNOME Help, and it includes this note:

"GNOME Classic is only available on systems with certain GNOME Shell
extensions installed. Some Linux distributions may not have these
extensions available or installed by default."

Maybe we should try to replace the note with an Ubuntu specific variant,
where users are suggested to install gnome-shell-extensions.

@Sebastien: Would that change make sense to you, or are you aware of any
plan where these things will soon be changed?

** Package changed: ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu) => gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu)

** Changed in: gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided => Medium

** Changed in: gnome-user-docs (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => Confirmed

** Also affects: gnome-user-docs
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Summary changed:

- wrong description in documentation
+ The required package for GNOME Classic not mentioned in docs

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  The required package for GNOME Classic not mentioned in docs

Status in Gnome Documentation:
Status in gnome-user-docs package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  On this page https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/gnome-
  classic.html.en is described how to switch between user interfaces,
  but instead of "Switch to and from GNOME Classic" I can choose to
  switch between Ubuntu and Ubuntu Xorg, that actually doesn't make any
  changes at my system's interface. I'm using Ubuntu 21.10

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