|Re: [Sawfish] Sawfish and linux mint|
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On Friday 15 June 2012 18:51:06 Allan Duncan wrote:
> Has anyone tried sawfish on either of the linux mint release 13 varients
> (MATE or Cinnamon desktops)?
> Mate is derived from gnome 2.3 so a change of window manager should work.
> I can't locate any info on Cinnamon beyond "The desktop layout is
> similar to Gnome 2" and "The underlying technology is forked from Gnome
> Shell" with a mention of a "comfortable desktop experience".
> I've made a bootable stick and tomorrow I'll have a bit of a rummage
> around in whatever config files there are to see if I can alter the WM.
Sawfish 1.9 includes a mate-int module, changing WM in MATE as in GNOME 2,
Cinnamon is a fork of GS (GNOME-Shell), there I guess it does not work with
Cinnamon. GS uses libmutter to utilize itself as the WM, so does Cinnamon
I'd say (I highly doubt they changed stuff so deep down).
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