Mutter-3.26.1

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-8.1 platform.

Package Information

Mutter Dependencies

Required

Clutter-1.26.2, gnome-desktop-3.26.2, libwacom-0.26, libxkbcommon-0.7.2, UPower-0.99.6, and Zenity-3.24.0

Recommended

Recommended (Required to build the Wayland compositor)

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

Installation of Mutter

Install Mutter by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
make

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: mutter
Installed Libraries: libmutter.so
Installed Directories: /usr/{lib,include}/mutter

Short Descriptions

mutter

is a Clutter based compositing GTK+ Window Manager.

libmutter.so

contains the Mutter API functions.

Last updated on 2017-10-28 02:53:20 -0500