After upgrading from 11.04 (N.N.) to 11.10 (O.O.), I have many problems. The first problem is that I was expecting Gnome to be updated to Gnome 3. However,
Release: Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric) Gnome: 2.32.1 Kernel: 3.0.0-12-generic
I executed the
unity_support_test to assure that Unity 3D is supported by my graphics hardware. The result follows.
1$ /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc. OpenGL renderer string: AMD Radeon HD 6620G OpenGL version string: 4.1.11005 Compatibility Profile Context Not software rendered: yes Not blacklisted: yes GLX fbconfig: yes GLX texture from pixmap: yes GL npot or rect textures: yes GL vertex program: yes GL fragment program: yes GL vertex buffer object: yes GL framebuffer object: yes GL version is 1.4+: yes Unity 3D supported: yes
However, I cannot discern whether
Unity 3D is actually executing. It looks identical to
Ubuntu 2D (as identified on the session login screen), which I am guessing is the
Unity 2D configuration.
My question is: Why is
Gnome 2 rather than