F-15 Alpha + Updates

Mike Chambers mike at miketc.net
Sat Mar 12 13:03:52 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-03-12 at 13:01 +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> Fresh install of F-15 Alpha, updated after first login, then a reboot.
> GNOME Shell has changed. Now I'm confused even further. For example:
> * I installed Claws Mail. It is listed in "Applications". I add it to
> Favorites. How do I start it? Clicking its icon moves the Shell back
> to an empty blue curtain-wall style screen. Where is Claws Mail? Let's
> search for it:
> * I move the mouse into the upper left corner. At the far right, something
> becomes visible. A new overview of Activities or virtual desktops? I need to
> throw the mouse from the very left to the very right to open the border.
> There's a thumbnail of an empty desktop and another one with a tiny Claws Mail.
> Clicking on it moves me back to an empty desktop.
> * Let's return to the "Activities" screen. It shows a small window of Claws
> Mail on the desktop. Clicking it maximizes Claws Mail. Ah, finally!
> It isn't supposed to be inconvenient like this, is it?

After updates yesterday it seemed couple times I only got a background
image but no borders/activites/nothing.  Logged in and out few times and
then finally got it back and so far so good.  Now booting and getting
stuck a long time currently happens, but have to investigate that lil

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

"The best town on Earth!"

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