Using Mutter [Debian Edition]

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Using Mutter [Debian Edition]

Postby pseudotsuga on Wed Dec 01, 2010 8:54 pm

Hi, I just came over to Linux mint from using Ubuntu. I liked Ubuntu, but I do not like the changes in 11.04, so I thought I'd try Linux Mint Debian. I was looking throgh the respotories when I happened upon Mutter, and remembered liking it a while back when I tried it in Ubuntu. However, when I go to launch it I get this error:

Window manager error: Unable to initialize Clutter.

I had been getting a different error before that would kill and then relaunch metacity, but I do not recieve it now. I have tried Compiz as well to no avail. Sorry if this is a really simple problem, I'm new to any kind of these issues.
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Re: Using Mutter [Debian Edition]

Postby kwevej on Fri Dec 03, 2010 9:50 am

just my curiosity - what's the point using Mutter over Metacity+Compiz?
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Re: Using Mutter [Debian Edition]

Postby tacoz on Thu Feb 24, 2011 3:51 am

kwevej wrote:what's the point...

If you came from Ubuntu... and liked the Unity stuff then I guess Mutter makes some sense.
If you wanna get used to Gnome 3... I guess Mutter also makes some sense.
Other than that... not really!
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