What does fallback mode use for window manager?

Andre Robatino robatino at fedoraproject.org
Sat Sep 10 15:09:37 UTC 2011

Tom Horsley <horsley1953 <at> gmail.com> writes:

> Is metacity still the right component to use to report
> this? Or does gnome 3 use something else for fallback?

Just figured this out myself - it does use metacity (verified in Rawhide during
a login where the window manager was running), and I was able to start it in a
terminal in F16 with "metacity &". I've also been seeing the window manager
problem in F16 and Rawhide fallback mode the past few days.

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