[arch-general] my Arch box randomly becomes irresponsible

Rodrigo Rivas rodrigorivascosta at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 16:47:18 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Not To Miss <not.to.miss at gmail.com> wrote:

> How do I do that? When I choose fallback mode as Arch is booting up, I
> still enter gnome-shell. And sometimes it frozen upon startup when I enter
> this mode.

The official way is opening "gnome-control-center", and "Details" (in
System section), select "Graphics" and then set "Forced Fallback Mode" to

That should do it. But if it fails, as a workaround, you can simply remove
the executable bit from (or rename) the file "/usr/bin/gnome-shell".


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