[mythtv-users] Fedora 15 gnome activities auto start issue

Billy Macdonald toastyfries at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 18 01:54:22 UTC 2011

> Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2011 11:21:21 -0400
> From: rodamorris at gmail.com
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Fedora 15 gnome activities auto start issue
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:34 PM, Billy Macdonald
> <toastyfries at hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey Myth Users.
> >    So I decided to upgrade to Fedora 15 and the latest 24.1 fixes.   I see
> > to have almost everything working and there have been some learning curves
> > with the new Gnome 3 shell and systemd and whatnot.  But my last hurdle is
> > when it auto logs in, the activities panel or whatever it's called is
> > active.   I end up with mythfrontend running in a little window.  Once I
> > click on it it goes full screen, but the dedicated frontends won't have a
> > mouse to click on the window.   Anyone know how to configure gnome so that
> > the activities thing isn't selected at login?
> > Thanks,
> > Will
> Any particular reason you are using Gnome 3 shell?  Have you
> considered using something lighter than gnome 3 shell, like xfce or
> lxde?  Both are in the fedora repositories.  I currently use lxde for
> the autologin user on my fedora based combined fe/be.  LXDE works
> great for the task.
> Rod

Thanks guys.  I stopped trying to get gnome to do what it's not meant for and switched to lxde.  I just had to setup x11vnc so I can remote desktop when needed.( http://forum.lxde.org/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=31114 )

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