Android SDK under 64bit Ubuntu 11.10

today i had the problem under Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, that adb from the Android SDK failed to start with the output

error while loading shared libraries: libncurses.so.5: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64
The solution is quite simple: The system has a 64bit environment, but the package from google is 32bit. So you have to install the 32bit libraries via

Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome 2 Style

to everybody who doesn’t like unity under ubuntu 11.10. You can install gnome-shell by

After this you get the option gnome-classic at your login screen. Then rearange the desktop items and move window buttons to the right and you have a gnome 2ish look and feel.

Gnome 3 Button Layout

in Ubuntu 11.10 all window buttons are aligned left and there seems no way to change this with a GUI tool. You can move the window buttons back to the right with the following command:

After this your buttons are on the right side again. I didn’t have to restart my X-server nor relogin.