Re: Configuring Gnome fallback



On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 20:48:09 +0000 (UTC)
Walter Hurry <walterhurry@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 16:02:22 -0400, Frank wrote:

On 16/10/11 03:22 PM, Walter Hurry wrote:
On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 19:08:50 +0000, Camaleón wrote:

On Sun, 16 Oct 2011 14:33:00 -0400, Frank wrote:

After many upgrades my Gome3 system is sort of up :) The problem is
all the menus in both Gnome 3 and Gnome-fallback are in black and
white and the gnome-control-center doesn't offer the option to change
anything. Is this just an early missing feature or do I need to
install something else. I have already replaced GDM with GDM 3 and I
think everything else is in place.

Try by installing the "gnome-tweak-tool" package (this package is a
"must" to customize GNOME3) and change the theme from there... not
sure if it works under fallback mode, I hope it does :-?

Alternatively, try not installing GNOME.



I don't usually use Gnome (alternatives are Fluxbox and IceWm) but
I must confess I was tempted by 3.

My preferred alternatives are LXDE and Openbox, but as ever, YMMV.



I'm using gnome3 on my laptop, its a pain as you has to load all the extras to get it to perform as
something reasonable.
I tried LXDE and if something could be sorted with the menus it would be a good alternative, but most of
the everyday apps are gnome apps which is also a pain. Why anyone would like it to look like windows I
dont understand, unless it a case of insanity.
I'm not sure if SID has all the extras and addons for gnome3, worth checking.
The worst thin with it is if you move the mouse pointer towards the TLH corner, it assumes you are going
to click on applications to minimise. Also in the TLH of most of the apps that have menus is a pulldown,
so as you go to access the pulldown the damn thing minimises.
Sorry mini rant

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