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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