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Fedora 17 heads up: gnome-shell for everyone!

Nov 06, 2011, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])

"As of tomorrow's rawhide [1], gnome-session will no longer treat llvmpipe as an unsupported driver. This means gnome-shell will run even on hardware without a native 3D driver, including virt guests.

There are probably bugs! I've done some quick tests on the hardware I have handy and in kvm, and things do appear to work. You, lucky contestant, might have a different experience. If you do, bugzilla is standing by and ready to take your call; please file against the 'mesa' component and set me as the assignee. In the meantime you can still get to fallback mode through the Graphics section of the System Info control panel.

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