On Fri, 2009-11-20 at 09:22 -0600, Steven Stern wrote: > On 11/20/2009 08:19 AM, Brian Millett wrote: > > I have been using compiz for quite a while. Love the eye candy, but it > > also helped me navigate quicker between desktops and windows. Loved it. > > > > I've been using the gnome-shell. At first it was "So where are my > > preferences? Where is my <insert menu item here>?", but as I started to > > understand how to use it, I've wondered how I can live without it. > > > > It is great. > > > > Good job guys and gals! > > > > > > Brian: > > Can you explain briefly how to switch from the standard Gnome desktop to > the new Gnome shell (and maybe how to get back)? > > -- > > Steve > Steve see http://live.gnome.org/GnomeShell and from the release notes: 184.108.40.206. GNOME Shell — preview of GNOME 3 A very early version of GNOME Shell is now available in the repository. GNOME Shell is a key part of GNOME 3 and is in active development with the heavy involvement of Fedora developers and interaction designers. A simple way to try out GNOME Shell is to install the desktop-effects package: yum install desktop-effects gnome-shell Then, click System → Preferences → Desktop Effects If you would like to configure it manually, run mkdir ~/.config/autostart ln -s /usr/share/applications/gnome-shell.desktop ~/.config/autostart You can also run the following to invoke it directly. gnome-shell --replace & -- Brian Millett - [ Businessman and Lyta Alexander, "The Gathering"] "Someday I'm going to find the guy that thought up the idea of renting telepaths to businessman and I'm going to kill him." 'Funny, I just knew you were going to say that.'
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