Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am running Gnome 3 on top of an Ubuntu 11.04 install. everything had been running fine, but some updates I applied required my rebooting the box to finish the install. upon restarting everything came up fine, except gnome-shell is no longer in the selection list at the login dialog. if i log into either unity or gnome classic, i can do open a shell and run gnome-shell --replace, and things are back to how i had them. i just don't understand what may have happened to cause this?. any ideas, or is the unity community just mad folk are switching to gnome 3 away from unity and they are trying to make things a bit more difficult:)

either way, thanks for any help that can be afforded

tom

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

Up to what i know there has been several posts about Ubuntu 11.04 not supporting Gnome 3 (Gnome-Shell). Am guessing this is something you will have to deal yourself as a pioneer of this problem and then later tell us about your findings.

share|improve this answer

run:

echo "export XDG_MENU_PREFIX=gnome-">>$HOME/.profile

logout and login

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.