Not too long ago this thread got on to the subject of gnome-screen saver. I am not wishing to take this thread off topic but this link might be interesting for those who care about screen savers and that stuff.
It is a machine. It is more stupid than we are. It will not stop us from doing stupid things.
Ubuntu user #33,200. Linux user #530,530
In the past few days I've begun updating my OP, please have a look and feel free to be critical:
I had planned on asking about that because some people do still want an actual screensaver.
Thanks kansasnoob for your reply, a couple of things worked as in booting into 'flashback with compiz', followed some instructions and boots in way faster, tho still no nothing in top and bottom panels
yes I am using Ubuntu-Gnome with 'Compiz-flashback', it is weird as Classic and base Gnome works fine with top panels etc all working
no matter something will get fixed sometime soon
Looks like I need to learn some new tricks
The past few days I've been testing gnome 3.10 packages from the gnome 3 ppa, some of which will hopefully make it into the repos soon.
On one installation of Ubuntu GNOME Trusty gnome-panel broke badly in the flashback w/metacity session, but I cross-tested with Ubuntu, Edubuntu, and finally another installation of Ubuntu GNOME which worked OK with my typical layout:
Screenshot from 2014-01-03 03:50:29.jpg
So I booted back into the broken OS and tried all of the old tricks to restore the defaults but to no avail
What finally did work was totally purging these using synaptic:
Then I rebooted into the default gnome-shell session, reinstalled those three packages, logged out, then logged back into a flashback w/metacity session and all was well.Commit Log for Wed Jan 1 21:39:54 2014
Completely removed the following packages:
So I need to develop a decent approach to restoring a default config when things get totally borked.
Last edited by kansasnoob; January 3rd, 2014 at 11:24 AM.
Ok.. after yesterdays update it appears that the Gnome Panel bug (delay) has been fixed in Gnome-Flashback-Compiz).
Who-ever fixed it .. Thanks !
This is Rolling Release
Warnings for New Beta Testers& Helpful Terminal Commands:
Running 15.10 on Mobo: MSI model: B85-G41 PC Mate(MS-7850) v: 1.0