Category Archives: releases

2.23.13 out

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Erwann Chenede and Carlos Garnacho for improvements in this version. Re-enable cascading (Erwann ) (GNOME bug #529925) Propagate opacity to frame windows (spec compliance!) (Carlos) Translations None this time! Where can I get […]

2.23.3

What is it ? Metacity is a simple compositing window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Marco Pesenti Gritti, Iain Holmes, Josh Lee, Thomas Thurman, and Matthew Wilson for improvements in this version. – Workspaces whose name is the same as the standard name, plus some string, are not […]

2.22.0 released

What is it ? Metacity is a simple window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Translations Jordi Mallach (ca), Kostas Papadimas (el), David Lodge (en_GB), Jorge González (es), Gabor Kelemen (hu), Žygimantas Beručka (lt), Vasiliy Faronov (ru), Maxim Dziumanenko (uk) Where can I get it ? Source code http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/metacity/2.22/ MD5 Sums […]

2.23.2: the Rather Embarrassing Release

What’s changed? Almost nothing, except that a few debug statements were removed. Where can I get it ? Source code http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/metacity/2.23/ MD5 Sums 20bb54a6537295f1868f9c87d884da76 metacity-2.23.2.tar.bz2 fc76ca17481442e19d947a5d39e87b0c metacity-2.23.2.tar.gz

2.23.1 released

What is it ? Metacity is a simple window manager that integrates nicely with GNOME 2. What’s changed ? Thanks to Cosimo Cecchi, Jens Granseuer, Jim Huang, Andrea Del Signore, and Thomas Thurman for improvements in this version. (Cosimo’s patch was very similar to another received from Jason Ribero.) – Allow horizontal and vertical maximisation […]

2.21.8 is out

Thanks to Paolo Borelli, Iain Holmes, Havoc Pennington, Christian Persch, Thomas Thurman, and Alex R.M. Turner for improvements in this version. – Windows on other workspaces which need attention appear in the alt-tab list too (Alex ) (GNOME bug 333548) – Remove deprecated function call (Christian ) (GNOME bug 512561) – New release script (Thomas) […]

Some compositor issues

So, now that the compositor is in trunk and everyone is excited, this might be a good time to mention some “issues”. Firstly, it seems that there are some weird shadow redrawing problems…these just appeared recently, so it shouldn’t be hard to find the offending commit. I think I know what it is, I just […]

2.21.5 is out, with the compositor

Thanks to Iain Holmes and Thomas Thurman for improvements in this version. This is the first unstable release to contain the new compositor; please try it out and let us know how it goes for you. Downstream maintainers should note that its GConf key is initially turned off in src/metacity.schemas.in and consider whether to turn […]

2.21.2 is out

Thanks to Benjamin Gramlich, Thomas Thurman, and Peter Bloomfield for improvements in this release. Theme parser is compliant to XDG Base Directory Specification in searching for theme files. (Benjamin ) (GNOME bug #480026) Some source files which didn’t get used were removed (Thomas ) (GNOME bug #496947) Fullscreen and maximise windows don’t try to save their position […]

Metacity 2.20.1 is out

Metacity 2.20.1 is out, with some regression fixes and various other improvements. Thanks to Alex Turner, Jens Granseuer, Owen Taylor, Federico Mena Quintero, and Elijah Newren for improvements in this release. Fix markup parsing problems with long titles for the alt-tab popup (Alex) [#360274] Fix memory leak in widget previewer (Jens) [#469682] Don’t immediately unminimize […]