Enable gnome classic on RHEL8

  1. Update the system to RHEL8.5 or higher.
  2. Ensure that the system has gdm-40.0–11.el8(or higher), accountsservice-0.6.55–2.el8(or higher)
#rpm -qa gdm 
#rpm -qa accountsservice
# cp /usr/share/accountsservice/user-templates/standard /etc/accountsservice/user-templates/standard
# vim /etc/accountsservice/user-templates/standard
[Template]
EnvironmentFiles=/etc/os-release;
[com.redhat.AccountsServiceUser.System]
id='${ID}'
version-id='${VERSION_ID}'
[User]
Session=gnome-classic
Icon=${HOME}/.face
# init 3
# init 5
# dnf install gnome-tweaks
Enable Application menu
Enable Desktop icons
Enable Places status indicator
Enable Window list
tweaks

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Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store