On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 09:18 -0500, Matthew Barnes wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 14:23 +0100, Onyeibo Oku wrote:
> > The Help->About on my Evolution mail menu still reads 'Evolution 2.32.1'
> > but I see Development is now at 3.x.  Is there anyway I can experience
> > the future Evolution Mail Client while you guys do your thing?  Is the
> > risk of test-running still high?
> > 
> > I'm presently test-running Gnome-shell (jhbuild) but I'm running Fedora
> > 14. I might be able to chip in one or two after experiencing status-quo.
> > I suspect that would be helpful.
> If you're already using jhbuild and it's still building 2.32 apps, make
> sure you're using the GNOME 3 module sets listed here:
> http://git.gnome.org/browse/jhbuild/tree/modulesets
> I don't use jhbuild myself or I'd tell you more about how to set that
> up, but I'm sure Google can answer that.

okay, I'll research that.  Hoping that the results will allow
sand-boxing and leave F14 functional.

> Here's another, perhaps more convenient option:
> Fedora desktop team just conducted a GNOME 3 test day and the live image
> they produced for it includes GNOME Shell and Evolution 2.91.6:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Day:2011-02-03_GNOME3_Alpha#Live_image
> If you have a spare USB stick or blank DVD, make yourself a live image,
> boot it, and you can play around in GNOME 3 with no risk to your system.

I downloaded the ISO that day and couldn't boot it (x86_64) ...
something to do with USB keyboard and mouse.  I'll give that a try on my
Dell Precision laptop.  Thanks for the quick response.

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