Gnome3: how to do it?
Clyde E. Kunkel
clydekunkel7734 at cox.net
Wed Mar 23 14:41:15 UTC 2011
On 03/22/2011 09:55 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-03-22 at 12:03 -0600, Petrus de Calguarium wrote:
>> Adam Williamson wrote:
>>> What 'cruft' are you talking about?
>> I just want pure gnome3, no old cruft. How do I get it?
> I still have no idea what you mean by 'old cruft'.
Not trying to speak for the other person, but I have wondered since F15
Alpha came out about a /home directory that has been re-used for several
versions of fedora. At one point, I had to backup /home and start over
with a new /home in F15 to get the gnome shell to come up and then
re-add selectively from the backup to get some of the "old" gnome
.desktop files back into use.
All that said, I think I also used the words "old cruft" in a msg on the
desktop list where I wondered about the affects of a reused /home
directory that also contained xfce and kde sessions. I am still
wondering how well gnome 3 gets along with others. For the most part it
seems to like its cousins.
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