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That's because Ubuntu's fallback mode is GNOME 2, whereas GNOME 3's fallback mode is just a butchered GNOME 3.
    
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I spend a few days hopping around recently and ended up deciding on Crunchbang. All the simplicity I (philosophically) loved about OpenBox, without most of the work to build a full features desktop environment around it.

I think, like most, that Unity is pretty obnoxious. Gnome 3 is better, but still not Gnome 2.x. KDE is just bloated feeling and plasticy. XFCE, though they've made great refinements recently, still seems to lack refinement. OpenBox... My simplistic little slice of heaven.
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I tried that
still looked like gnome3
although Ubuntu fallback mode d o\\dose
Well, it sort of looks like GNOME 2. It is not the same, but it is close.
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i spend a few days hopping around recently and ended up deciding on crunchbang. All the simplicity i (philosophically) loved about openbox, without most of the work to build a full features desktop environment around it.

I think, like most, that unity is pretty obnoxious. Gnome 3 is better, but still not gnome 2.x. Kde is just bloated feeling and plasticy. Xfce, though they've made great refinements recently, still seems to lack refinement. Openbox... My simplistic little slice of heaven.
yay for #!
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I've been looking at #! lately. I'm not sure if I'm a huge fan of OB or not yet. I'm actually trying out some tiling WMs for something different.
    
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just a note, it hasnt been called fedora core for a long time its simply fedora now

think the last version to be called fedora core was 6, everything since has just been fedora
...
True, but the kernel, the latest one even, is 2.6.38.8-32.fc15.i686
As you can see, Fedora still abbreviates their distro as FC. If you look on their forums, and even into their development, its also referred to as FC. Probably just an old habit.
    
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Check out openSUSE
    
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... OpenBox... My simplistic little slice of heaven.
<3 this! I love how with Openbox you can have nothing on the screen, then right-click and have everything you want. I also love how the desktop switcher is on the mousewheel. My 1st time logging into Openbox was quite a shock. I logged in, immediately saw a background image. I waited. I kept waiting, wondering when something would appear and give me some sort of reason to think it was done loading. What I didn't know, was that it was done the second I logged in. Just right-click and the world is mine. Beautiful!
    
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