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GNOME-session automatically detects if your computer is incapable of running GNOME Shell and starts fallback mode when appropriate. When you are on fallback mode you can still replace GNOME's default window manager with your preferred one.
 
GNOME-session automatically detects if your computer is incapable of running GNOME Shell and starts fallback mode when appropriate. When you are on fallback mode you can still replace GNOME's default window manager with your preferred one.
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GNOME 3 has ''two'' interfaces: '''GNOME Shell,''' the new standard layout; and '''fallback mode.'''  GNOME-session automatically detects when your computer is incapable of running GNOME Shell and starts fallback mode when appropriate.
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'''Fallback mode''' is similar to GNOME 2. (Fallback mode uses gnome-panel/Metacity instead of gnome-shell/Mutter.)
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When you are on fallback mode you can still replace GNOME's default window manager with your preferred one.

Revision as of 10:43, 9 September 2012

Introduction

GNOME 3 has two interfaces:

  • GNOME Shell is the new standard layout using the Mutter window manager. It acts as a composite manager for the desktop, employing hardware graphics acceleration to provide effects aimed at reducing screen clutter.
  • fallback mode is similar to GNOME 2, it uses gnome-panel/Metacity instead of gnome-shell/Mutter. No hardware acceleration is required to run fallback mode.

GNOME-session automatically detects if your computer is incapable of running GNOME Shell and starts fallback mode when appropriate. When you are on fallback mode you can still replace GNOME's default window manager with your preferred one.

Introduction 2

GNOME 3 has two interfaces: GNOME Shell, the new standard layout; and fallback mode. GNOME-session automatically detects when your computer is incapable of running GNOME Shell and starts fallback mode when appropriate.

Fallback mode is similar to GNOME 2. (Fallback mode uses gnome-panel/Metacity instead of gnome-shell/Mutter.)

When you are on fallback mode you can still replace GNOME's default window manager with your preferred one.