No install icon on Fedora 16 Live - blocker bug?

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Oct 19 21:12:05 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-10-19 at 22:58 +0200, valent.turkovic at wrote:
> Hi,
> I talked regarding this issue on this mailing list, but didn't go
> through official ways (bugzilla) to report this bug.
> As I'm much less active on Fedora mailing list than before I'm not
> sure if this issue has come up or not.
> In case that it hasn't I have reported this issue as an official bug,
> and hopefully this issue gets some attention.
> If you have hardware that starts GNOME 3 in compatibility mode there
> is no install icon on the desktop.
> Example:
> Jack is local Fedora and Linux evangelist, he explains to his friend
> July how Fedora is awesome and easy to install. He demos Fedora
> installed on his laptop by booting up Live Fedora Desktop version and
> shows that she needs just to click on install icon.
> July comes home and boots up Fedora installed on her PC, but she
> doesn't see any icon that she can click on to start installation
> process.

I don't quite understand the example. There is no desktop icon in Shell
or fallback mode. So how does Jack show July a desktop icon? There isn't
Adam Williamson
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