Installation of Metacity
Install Metacity by running the
This package does not come with a test suite.
Now, as the
make install &&
install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/metacity-2.18.5 &&
install -v -m644 README rationales.txt doc/*.txt \
Omit this parameter if you are not installing Metacity for a GNOME-2 installation.
--enable-compositor: You must use this
parameter (and have libcm
installed) to build the Metacity
To automatically start the Metacity window manager when you issue the
append to (or create)
using the command below (not required if you are installing
Metacity for a GNOME-2 installation). Ensure you backup
cat >> ~/.xinitrc << "EOF"
metacity-theme-viewer and metacity-window-demo
/usr/share/gnome/wm-properties, /usr/share/metacity and the
following subdirectories of /usr/share/themes/: AgingGorilla
Atlanta Bright Crux/metacity-1 Esco Metabox
is a window manager used mainly by GNOME.
allows you to preview any installed Metacity theme. When designing a new
Metacity theme, you can
to measure the performance of a window frame option, and
to preview the option.
demonstrates various kinds of windows that window
managers and window manager themes should handle.
Last updated on 2008-05-09 07:42:27 -0500