Desktop problems with F15-Alpha

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Mon Mar 14 09:41:08 UTC 2011

On 03/14/2011 02:56 PM, Joachim Backes wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed F15-Alpha (x86_64). Then I switched to the fallback (system
> settings->system info->graphics->forced fallback mode) for getting the
> old gnome desktop behaviour (for some reasons).
> But now having different problems:
> 1. After installing nautilus and nautilus-open-terminal, klicking with
> the right mouse pointer on the desktop does not start a gnome-terminal
> as in previous Fedore versions.
> 2. I cannot change the preferences for a gnome-panel.
> 3. Adding applications to a gnome-panel is not possible.

My understanding is that, all three are intended behaviour since the
panel you see in fallback mode is not the GNOME 2.x equivalent but one
intended to mimic the behaviour of GNOME Shell as much as possible. 

> I have to mention that I copied my complete home directory from F14 to
> the F15 home. Is it possible that the usage of my F14 home directory
> (gnome, no gnome-shell) is not recommended in F15?

This isn't the problem


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