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Old 29th April 2013
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It has years since I ran gnome but I believe that the shell is dependent upon video acceleration. Lacking that, gnome-session was suppose to go into a fallback mode.
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A new composting utility has recently been introduced for gnome-shell and, in current, gnome-shell is a dependency for gnome-session.

In the original post it looks like kde and gnome were tried. My guess is that xfce4 or any of the *****box window managers will work fine.
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