F15 alpha problem.

Erik P. Olsen epodata at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 13:19:31 UTC 2011

On 16/03/11 12:30, James Laska wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-03-16 at 12:09 +0100, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
>> I've just installed F15 alpha in a virtualbox machine and at the first boot I
>> get a gnome 3 error explaining that it can't be fully initialised because 3D is
>> not supported. I don't know if this is the cause to my problem, which is:
> GNOME3 is not expected to work in virtualized environments where
> hardware accelerated graphics are not available.

A side question, does this mean that gnome3 requires hardware accelerated graphics?

>> I add a launcher (mc) to the panel and when I click on it nothing happens. I
>> can't even shut the system down, I have to power off. Now after booting again
>> the system behaves normally, I can launch mc without problems. But when I add
>> another launcher to the panel same thing happens, I have to power off and reboot
>> to activate the panel launchers. Is this a known problem?
> First, make sure your system is fully updated.  Good news, it sounds
> like you have a fairly consistent reproducer.  Can you start a terminal
> and attempt to run mc (or any newly added launcher)?  Do any errors
> present in $HOME/.xsession-errors when you experience the problem?

It is fully updated and there are lots of messages in .xsession-errors but I 
don't understand them :-(


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