F15 BETA.TC1 experiences

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Thu Mar 31 03:57:52 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 09:00:03AM +0800, bsfmig wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2011 at 02:14, Scott Robbins <scottro at nyc.rr.com> wrote:
>     As it was a virtual machine (I guess that's the reason) Gnome 3 failed
>     to load.   I then enabled 3D acceleration in VBox and gave it the
>     maximum allowable memory (128MB), and tried again.  (This doesn't
>     affect me in real life, where I do minimal installations and use
>     openbox, but I was curious.)  However, still no Gnome 3.  I seem to
>     remember this being a known issue--or perhaps not even considered an
>     issue, that it won't work in many VMs.
> About the graphics, I accidentally got a VirtualBox Guest Additions 4.0.5 (yes,
> it's a development build) ISO which supports Fedora 15 by fully supporting gold
> release of xorg-server 1.10. It was originally posted in vbox-users mailing
> list some a week ago.
> http://www.virtualbox.org/download/testcase/VBoxGuestAdditions-r70636.iso 
Interesting.  Thank you.  I'll probably be lazy and wait till VirtualBox
tells me it has a newer version available.  :)

Scott Robbins
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