Use Classic Desktop for Ubuntu 11.10
Just update Ubuntu to 11.10. I was afraid that Unity desk cause I don’t like it very much. It’s so hard to find things and get installed software organized. Thanks God, you can choose whether to use the unity desktop or the classic version. Just click the ‘gear’ button when you login into your account, change the default ‘unity’ back to classic version. Then you are all set.
I use the classic desktop for 11.04, and back that time I did install the some gnome related package. If you can’t find the ‘gear’ option. Try this: