Adventures with Gnome 3.2 fallback

Aaron Konstam akonstam at
Thu Nov 24 15:34:48 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-11-23 at 14:20 -0800, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 11/23/2011 02:07 PM, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > My luck was that Gnome3.2 could not fully work on my system so I was
> > going to be put in fallback mode (I think that is what it is called) By
> > the way can anyone point me to what lack of resources causes that to
> > happen?
> Check to see if Compiz is running; the program you need to look for is 
> fusion-icon.  If not, and if it fails to start, you may have been bit by 
> the same bug that I reported earlier today.

OK, my memory is going. Neither compiz nor fusion-icon were installed on
the machine, so I installed them. I know I got compiz to run before but
I can't figure out how I did it. Can anyone help?
Save gas, don't use the shell.
Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at

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