Re: Is GNOME 2 panel still in unstable?
On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 13:14:23 +0000, Richard wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 12:41:32 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón <email@example.com>
>> Look at your "/etc/gdm3/daemon.conf" and check if these values are set:
>> AutomaticLoginEnable = true
>> AutomaticLogin = your_username
> It looks like the user settings in the top RH pull down are not writing
> to this file. I've now edited this file for auto login
Yes, but I guess this is not gnome-shell's fault but GDM3. Since months
this has been so, I mean, autologin in GDM3 has been, hum, how I could
say, not broken but there was no place to set it and we had to manually
edit the above file to enable it.
And now we have a second issue with this, as you say toggling this "on"
seems neither working ;-(
>> > No floating panel in gnome3 so everything has to be down from the
>> > pulldown menus
>> What do you mean by this? :-?
> In gnome3 desktop the panel is larger and is on either the LH or RH side
> of the screen.
My gnome-panel has been always configured at that length, going from the
top-left to the top-right side of the screen :-)
> On the panel are the commonly used apps and any that are running. It
> seems to loose tethered as sometimes its on the left sometime on the
You mean the "dash"? I still have no clue on what it does but I have
setup to be sort a launcher.
And there's another thing I miss much: the notification area now is
broken for many packages I tend to use, such as mail-notification and
liferea. I hope these applications adhere to the new gnome-shell way soon.
Anyway, there are many nice themes for the upcoming gnome-shell (>3.2)
showing different layouts. DevianART has an extensive and impressive
>> > How do you switch DM to LXDE etc, there is nothing on the login pane
>> > as there used to be.
>> I have TWM in the dropdown menu so other desktops should be also
> I have nothing in the drop down on the login pane except system default
Are the other DE showed from the fallback mode login screen?
>> > I maybe stuck in fallback mode , but how do you get out of it ?
>> Give gnome-shell a time... newer versions will be more customizable and
>> 3.2 is now in experimental. Let's hope Wheezy is released with "gnome-
>> shell" 3.4.
> I don't mind waiting as long as the the desktop is not such a mess as it
> is in Fed FC15
I think Fedora 15 shipped gnome-shell 3.0, the same we have right now in
Debian. But again, this 3.0 release provides little to nothing
customization options unless you manually go and edit the required files.
Upcoming versions of the shell will improve this a lot.