Monthly Archives: November 2008

metacity 2.25.13

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Add casts to fix failure to build from source on 64bit hosts (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 562106) Added script to produce annoucements (Thomas) [like the one you're reading now] Translations: Jorge González (es) Where can I […]

2.25.8 released

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Brian Cameron, Maxim Ermilov, Daniel Macks, Elijah Newren, Frederic Peters, Thomas Thurman, David Trowbridge, and Olav Vitters for improvements in this version. Reorder compiler flags (Daniel ) (GNOME bug #562033) Fix compositor switch […]

2008-11-23: Metacity Journal

Bugs GNOME bug 550670 led to the discovery of GNOME bug 561911, which is also possibly related to GNOME bug 513944, that errors happen because of graphics contexts being of different depths . Launchpad bug 296757: gdesklets and Metacity’s compositor apparently don’t play nicely . GNOME bug 344072: It has been suggested that alt-Esc should be removed, […]

2008-11-11: fullscreen, focus and so on

Listen to this. Welcome back, gentle reader, to the Metacity Journal, which now talks to you over your cornflakes.  This may not be a long-term feature, but your chronicler thought it worth trying. It’s been a quiet few days in the world of Metacity, but here’s the latest news.  As ever, feel free to dive […]

Window matching

Window matching is the process of identifying a new window as one we’ve seen before.  Of course every new window is new, and so we’ve never seen it before, but there’s an intuitive understanding that if you open a document in OpenOffice and then come back to it a week later that the window is […]