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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY metacity-download-http "&gnome-download-http;/metacity/&gnome-old-version;/metacity-&metacity-version;.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY metacity-download-ftp "&gnome-download-ftp;/metacity/&gnome-old-version;/metacity-&metacity-version;.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY metacity-md5sum "9d87e390cf9979978f2290aebc41f83b">
10 <!ENTITY metacity-size "2.2 MB">
11 <!ENTITY metacity-buildsize "56 MB">
12 <!ENTITY metacity-time "0.5 SBU">
13
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="metacity" xreflabel="Metacity-&metacity-version;">
17 <?dbhtml filename="metacity.html" ?>
18
19 <sect1info>
20 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
21 <date>$Date$</date>
22 </sect1info>
23
24 <title>Metacity-&metacity-version;</title>
25
26 <indexterm zone="metacity">
27 <primary sortas="a-metacity">Metacity</primary>
28 </indexterm>
29
30 <sect2 role="package">
31 <title>Introduction to Metacity</title>
32
33 <para>The <application>Metacity</application> package contains a window
34 manager. This is useful for organizing and displaying windows.</para>
35
36 &lfs65_checked;
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&metacity-download-http;"/></para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&metacity-download-ftp;"/></para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download MD5 sum: &metacity-md5sum;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download size: &metacity-size;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Estimated disk space required: &metacity-buildsize;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Estimated build time: &metacity-time;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 </itemizedlist>
59
60 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Metacity Dependencies</bridgehead>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
63 <para role="required"><xref linkend="GConf"/>,
64 <xref linkend="gtk2"/>,
65 <xref linkend="perl-xml-parser"/>,
66 <xref linkend="zenity"/>, and
67 <xref linkend="libcanberra"/></para>
68
69 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
70 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="startup-notification"/>
71 (recommended if you are installing <application>GNOME</application>-2)</para>
72
73 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
74 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/metacity"/></para>
75
76 </sect2>
77
78 <sect2 role="installation">
79 <title>Installation of Metacity</title>
80
81 <para>Install <application>Metacity</application> by running the following
82 commands:</para>
83
84<screen><userinput>./configure \
85 --prefix=/usr \
86 --libexecdir=/usr/lib/metacity \
87 --sysconfdir=/etc \
88 --with-gconf-schema-file-dir=&gnome-etc-dir;/gconf/schemas &amp;&amp;
89make</userinput></screen>
90
91 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
92
93 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
94
95<screen role="root"><userinput>make install &amp;&amp;
96install -v -m755 -d /usr/share/doc/metacity-&metacity-version; &amp;&amp;
97install -v -m644 README rationales.txt doc/*.txt \
98 /usr/share/doc/metacity-&metacity-version;</userinput></screen>
99
100 </sect2>
101
102 <sect2 role="commands">
103 <title>Command Explanations</title>
104
105 <para><option>--with-gconf-schema-file-dir=&gnome-etc-dir;/gconf/schemas</option>:
106 Omit this parameter if you are not installing
107 <application>Metacity</application> for a GNOME-2 installation.</para>
108
109 <para><option>--enable-compositor</option>: You must use this parameter
110 (and have <application>libcm</application> installed) to build the
111 <application>Metacity</application> composite manager.</para>
112
113 </sect2>
114
115 <sect2 role="configuration" id="metacity-config">
116 <title>Configuring Metacity</title>
117
118 <sect3>
119 <title>Configuration Information</title>
120
121 <para>To automatically start the <application>Metacity</application>
122 window manager when you issue the <command>startx</command> command,
123 append to (or create) <filename>.xinitrc</filename> using the command
124 below (not required if you are installing
125 <application>Metacity</application> for a
126 <application>GNOME-2</application> installation). Ensure
127 you backup your current <filename>~/.xinitrc</filename> before
128 proceeding:</para>
129
130 <indexterm zone="metacity metacity-config">
131 <primary sortas="e-AA.xinitrc">~/.xinitrc</primary>
132 </indexterm>
133
134<screen><userinput>cat &gt;&gt; ~/.xinitrc &lt;&lt; "EOF"
135<literal>xterm &amp;
136exec metacity</literal>
137EOF</userinput></screen>
138
139 </sect3>
140
141 </sect2>
142
143 <sect2 role="content">
144 <title>Contents</title>
145
146 <segmentedlist>
147 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
148 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
149 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
150
151 <seglistitem>
152 <seg>metacity, metacity-dialog, metacity-message, metacity-theme-viewer
153 and metacity-window-demo</seg>
154 <seg>libmetacity-private.{so,a}</seg>
155 <seg>/usr/{include/metacity-1/metacity-private,lib/metacity,
156 share/{doc/metacity-&metacity-version;,
157 gnome/{help/creating-metacity-themes/C,wm-properties},metacity/icons,
158 themes/{AgingGorilla/metacity-1,Atlanta/metacity-1,Bright/metacity-1,
159 Crux/metacity-1,Esco/metacity-1,Metabox/metacity-1,
160 Simple/metacity-1}}}</seg>
161 </seglistitem>
162 </segmentedlist>
163
164 <variablelist>
165 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
166 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
167 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
168
169 <varlistentry id="metacity-prog">
170 <term><command>metacity</command></term>
171 <listitem>
172 <para>is a window manager used mainly by
173 <application>GNOME</application>.</para>
174 <indexterm zone="metacity metacity-prog">
175 <primary sortas="b-metacity">metacity</primary>
176 </indexterm>
177 </listitem>
178 </varlistentry>
179
180 <varlistentry id="metacity-theme-viewer">
181 <term><command>metacity-theme-viewer</command></term>
182 <listitem>
183 <para>allows you to preview any installed
184 <application>Metacity</application> theme. When designing a new
185 <application>Metacity</application> theme, you can use
186 <command>metacity-theme-viewer</command> to measure the performance
187 of a window frame option, and to preview the option.</para>
188 <indexterm zone="metacity metacity-theme-viewer">
189 <primary
190 sortas="b-metacity-theme-viewer">metacity-theme-viewer</primary>
191 </indexterm>
192 </listitem>
193 </varlistentry>
194
195 <varlistentry id="metacity-window-demo">
196 <term><command>metacity-window-demo</command></term>
197 <listitem>
198 <para>demonstrates various kinds of windows that window managers and
199 window manager themes should handle.</para>
200 <indexterm zone="metacity metacity-window-demo">
201 <primary sortas="b-metacity-window-demo">metacity-window-demo</primary>
202 </indexterm>
203 </listitem>
204 </varlistentry>
205
206 </variablelist>
207
208 </sect2>
209
210</sect1>
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