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    Re: Gnome3 on Oneiric

    Honestly, having contributed to Gnome 3 I'm a bit biased but I'll say a couple things:

    1) Progress is ongoing with speed. Most users should get a completely smooth experience. NVIDIA users should...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Make sure you're only using Slight Hinting for fonts.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Maybe something like this would be helpful for you?

    http://www.youtube.com/user/GNOMEDesktop

    In reality, to explain it better, it's a paradigm shift from Desktop based interaction to Workspace...
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    Re: GNOME Shell

    Run with -rg so it runs gdb. Get a backtrace.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    You must not have gnome-themes or gnome-themes-standard installed.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    GTK2 apps look similar but not the same, it's true. But there's no way around it. There was a lot of new features introduced in GTK3 that allow the theme to be the way it is. All gnome-core apps were...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    For Debian stuff it's currently still in the Experimental repositories so it's not a big thing yet. Maybe in the next 6 months. For Fedora/openSuse it's a much bigger deal.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    The last tells you to use this one:

    https://launchpad.net/%7Egnome3-team/+archive/gnome3

    Which is what I'm using mostly problem free (well, basically completely problem free at this point).
    ...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Part of the bigger icons was to A) Look a bit nicer B) Decrease the number of icons on screen at once (it looked like a mess before) C) Give more space for application titles.

    As for finding...
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    Re: Proposed Ubuntu "pure Gnome" respin

    You are incorrect. Download Gnome Tweak Tool to customize bits a bit more. Also extensions can be used to completely change the functionality and placement of UI (or eliminate old things and add...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    To not get any weird display bugs with the gdm background or window borders/contents/etc, you MUST have the packages:


    gnome-themes
    gnome-themes-standard
    gnome-icon-theme...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    It's not really supposed to be intuitive (pressing Alt to shut down). Suspend is the default behavior if your computer supports it otherwise you're supposed to:

    A) Log out and shut down.
    or
    B)...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Alt+F2
    killall -9 notify-osd

    Alt+F2
    r

    Note that the second one restarts the Shell. This is handy for things like if you end up playing with JS files, or get some updates to...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    They would know it by pressing the power button. See, we've made it okay to use again!
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Don't know on the UK keyboard layout. For the background you'd have to probably change the image file being referenced by the gdm theme. There should be a shutdown on the lower bar in GDM.

    Hold...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    It did.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    It's not a bug. You can still minimize by right clicking the title bar. Maximizing is now gestural: Simply drag the window to the top to fill the screen or to either side to do side by side tiling....
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    @23dornot23d: Is it only when using the overview or message tray, and only when there's an old-style (legacy) system tray icon in the message tray? Because that's a known issue.

    I could have you...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    Someone will probably get mad at me, but if you really want it to work right now:


    sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/gnome-themes-standard_3.0.0-1~~build1_amd64.deb

    Otherwise...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    You're welcome. I edited my post btw with a recentish copy of the Adwaita theme for those it doesn't seem to be working for.

    Also make sure you have the packages gnome-themes,...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    A good simple strategy if you see problems is to:


    sudo aptitude dist-upgrade

    It will give you options instead of making decisions for you. You can see what packages are possibly going to...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome

    I notice it looks like the Adwaita theme isn't working for you.

    Hmmm I don't see it in /usr/share/themes/ on my box either (I'm also using a jhbuild...
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    There should be at the bottom when you are typing your password.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    You want to use the Gnome Shell session.
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    Re: Gnome3 PPA is getting ready

    sudo apt-get install mutter

    This wasn't done for me by default. Even if Shell doesn't run you can always:


    DISPLAY=:0 mutter --replace &
    DISPLAY=:0 gnome-panel &
    from a VT. This will give...
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