This is a test appliance for GNOME 3.0 : . It uses GNOME 3.0 packages on top of openSUSE 11.4.
there is one predefined user “tux” with password “linux” (same password for root).
You can keep this image updated by running “zypper up” as root, in a terminal
Please note SUSE Studio “Testdrive” feature will not work with this image (which requires openGL), only classic GNOME interface will be visible under TestDrive, not GNOME-Shell.
Chances are high GNOMEShell will not work in virtualized environments (VMWare / Virtualbox) ; if you want to test or install GNOME3 on a real system , please use Live image from http://www.gnome.org/getting-gnome/ .
Starting with VirtualBox 4.0.8, GNOME Shell should work properly (you need appliance release 1.3.0 minimum). Any issue with VirtualBox should be reported on http://virtualbox.org/
To install live image, add liveinstall parameter as boot parameter in boot menu.
VMware / VirtualBox / KVM image
Whether you use VMware, VirtualBox, or KVM, this vmdk is a ready-to-use virtual appliance.
This version fixes various issues reported on this blog and found during tests.
Not all GNOME 3 packages are available yet in this release.
Please note starting with this release, only Virtual Machines are available from SUSE Studio.
To download ISO for CD / USB sticks, go to http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/GNOME:/Medias/images/iso/
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