Mutter-3.34.1

Introduction to Mutter

Mutter is the window manager for GNOME. It is not invoked directly, but from GNOME Session (on a machine with a hardware accelerated video driver).

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-9.0 platform.

Package Information

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Mutter Dependencies

Required

Clutter-1.26.2, gnome-desktop-3.34.2, libcanberra-0.30, libwacom-0.29, libxkbcommon-0.9.1, pipewire-0.2.7, UPower-0.99.11, and Zenity-3.32.0

Recommended

Recommended (Required to build the Wayland compositor)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/mutter

Installation of Mutter

First, apply a patch to Mutter to fix some upstream bugs:

patch -Np1 -i ../mutter-3.34.1-upstream_fixes-1.patch

Install Mutter by running the following commands:

mkdir build &&
cd    build &&

meson --prefix=/usr -Dprofiler=false .. &&
ninja

To test the results, issue: ninja test. The tests require an active X session to run correctly. Some (18 of 92) tests require a wayland based session.

Now, as the root user:

ninja install

Contents

Installed Programs: mutter
Installed Libraries: libmutter-5.so
Installed Directories: /usr/{lib,include,libexec/installed-tests,share/{installed-tests}}/mutter-5

Short Descriptions

mutter

is a Clutter based compositing GTK+ Window Manager.

libmutter-5.so

contains the Mutter API functions.

Last updated on 2019-10-17 14:50:42 -0500