Friday, November 16, 2012

GNOME Shell 3.6.2 Released! Install It on Ubuntu/Linux Mint

 GNOME Shell 3.6.2 Released! Install It on Ubuntu/Linux Mint 
Second update of maintenance for the family 3.6 of GNOME Shell, on which way the famous desktop environment version 3.6.2 . And, as happens in every update less of respect, even this time we are going to attend or drastic changes immediately visible to the eye, but in this maintenance release have been resolved a little ‘extremely annoying bugs that, in a few seconds, we analyze together.
First, here is the full changelog :
    • Implement org.gnome.ScreenSaver.GetActiveTime
    • Explicitly load gnome-screensaver When not running GDM
    • September Empathy as preferred handler When delegating channels
    • Tweak ScreenShield animations
    • Restore Fittsability summary of items in message tray
    • App search: Match GenericName too
  • setting to force log out menuitem
  • Fix auto-scroll to bottom in chat notifications
  • Update man page
  • Hide button is clicked notifications When closed
  • Fix screenshots on Big Endian
  • Implement ‘disable-user-list’ in the login screen
  • Error message in ‘Run’ should use a symbolic icon
  • usermenu: Hide menu immediately before suspending
  • workspacesView: Fix some errors in code paths for non-default settings
  • “has been added to your favorites.” message Appears as left-to-right in Hebrew locale
  • messageTray: Fix lightbox
  • close-window.svg is overscaled in GNOME shell
  • messageTray: Fix close button position in RTL locales (gnome-3-6)
  • Extensions Should be disabled in lock screen
  • screen locks with modals still up
  • libedataserverui Drop unnecessary dependency
  • not log out Offered When logged in as root
  • Regression: Dash item labels fail to report accessible names
  • Misc fixes for the login dialogs
  • power: “0 minutes remaining” when exactly 60 minutes are remaining
  • Screen shield is not lowered on automatic suspend, session can never be unlocked on resume
  • precaution prevent lock-in initial setup mode
  • messageTray: Hide summary notification immediately When closing the tray
  • Dash resize is delayed until you enter the overview
  • Text fields in password dialogs expand inconsistent behavior
  • loginDialog Minor fixes
Basically a nice full-bodied changelog many small bugs here and there finally go away! The best, however, is yet to come: were finally resolved incompatibility issues – on the Ubuntu operating system – including GNOME Shell, LightDM, GDM and Unity: the GNOME desktop It’s now able to coexist peacefully with the LightDM manager, without encountering any sudden crashes and missing functionality (in GNOME 3.6.0 and 3.6.1, for example, screensaver GNOME refused to leave if you were using the desktop manager LightDM ).
Another interesting bug fixed regards the compatibility with the graphics acceleration drivers Intel: has been released a patch for the architecture MESA 9 was eliminated of obsolete code and – attention – has been eliminated close dependence, at compile time, by libGL (and consequently to GLX and xlib, this core library of : translated into terms human, this means that GNOME Shell has begun to take into account the replacement of X.Org with Wayland / Weston.

GNOME Shell 3.6.2 – Installation on Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal

Regarding Ubuntu 12.10 (this is the family GNOME 3.4.x within the repository) will need to update the shell using a PPA external everything is opening a terminal, and type
sudo add-apt-repository ppa: gnome3-team/gnome3
sudo apt-get sudo update
apt-get install gnome-shell

GNOME Shell – Installation on other Linux distributions

GNOME Shell 3.6.2 will soon be available as an upgrade system on all distributions that use GNOME as the default desktop environment. For deployments that not provide a packaging system will be directly can compile from source, using git and these instructions .

1 comment:

  1. I comandi corretti sono:
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install gnome-shell