Category Archives: releases

Mutter integration: the story so far

One of the forks of Metacity is known as Mutter, because it’s Metacity with Clutter support.  It’s used by the forthcoming gnome-shell project. In a recent email to d-d-l, Owen Taylor gave two goals for the 2.28 release: That Mutter should be developed using the GNOME infrastructure; and That users will be able to choose […]

2.26.0 released

Stable release 2.26.0 hit the servers today. Not much is new and interesting therein, except for the translations, because most new hacking is going on in trunk (effectively the 2.27 branch). What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? queue frame resize on […]

2.27.0 released

Metacity 2.27.0 has just been released.  Since the number 27 is odd, it means the first unstable release on the path to the stable release 2.28 in six months’ time, and not a stable release as the forthcoming 2.26 will be. What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely […]

Metacity 2.25.144 released

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Matthias Claesen, Matt Kraai, Elijah Newren, Owen Taylor, and Thomas Thurman for improvements in this version. Optimise window property lookup (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 549886) Fix slip in the above (Matt) Several memory […]

Metacity 2.25.89

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? The maximisation key is a toggle. (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 343824) “Unmaximise” is now called “restore”. (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 343824) New thread handling call for gconf (Frederic ) (GNOME bug 565517) Add screenshot commands […]

metacity 2.25.12 out

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Fixes to allow building without compositor again (Thomas) Fixes for -Wall problems (Thomas) Various tool updates (Thomas) Translations: None. Where can I get it ? 933699f7ce80b5269cc9880f338e328b http://download.gnome.org/sources/metacity/2.25/metacity-2.25.21.tar.bz2 8d183983e25cde2cc27875b238465514 http://download.gnome.org/sources/metacity/2.25/metacity-2.25.21.tar.gz

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 […]

2.25.3

Brown paper bag release which fixes numerous build problems from last night’s release of 2.25.2.  Apologies. Thanks to Murray Cumming, Thomas Thurman, and Götz Waschk for improvements in this version. Fix distcheck (Thomas ) (GNOME bug 557356) add libm reference (Götz ) (GNOME bug 557357) fix docbook tags (Murray ) (GNOME bug 557337) 3b75c97082aa3a178d8cbb61c940cb59  metacity-2.25.3.tar.bz2 […]

2.25.2 released

This release is broken.  Use 2.25.3 instead. What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Joe Marcus Clarke, Murray Cumming, Tomas Frydrych, William Lachance, Matthew Martin, Christian Persch, Thomas Thurman, and Vincent Untz for improvements in this version. Add handler for […]