Bug 1470875 - Animations disabled on Gnome after upgrade to 26
Animations disabled on Gnome after upgrade to 26
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2017-07-13 18:07 EDT by Matthew Plant
Modified: 2018-05-29 08:29 EDT (History)
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Description Matthew Plant 2017-07-13 18:07:42 EDT
Description of problem:
Animations have been disabled on Gnome after upgrading to 26 from 25.
On 25 I installed a proprietary graphics driver to make Gnome usable at any resolution with my Titan X (pascal). Before that Gnome was too slow an unusable.
Each time I have upgraded Gnome with this kind of configuration, animations have been disabled upon package upgrade. 

The graphics drivers are still working properly. running the program:

glxinfo | grep "direct rendering"

proves that direct rendering is enabled. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

25 -> 26

How reproducible:

It has happened to me twice so far

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install fedora on a system with titan x pascal
2. install nvidia drivers
2. upgrade gnome

Actual results:
animations are disabled

Expected results:
animations are enabled

Additional info:
I have checked in tweak and the gnome setting for animations is enabled.
Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2018-05-03 04:10:12 EDT
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Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2018-05-29 08:29:47 EDT
Fedora 26 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-05-29. Fedora 26
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