How would i change the start button and update beryl in mint

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How would i change the start button and update beryl in mint

Postby Bulletbillx on Tue Oct 16, 2007 1:39 pm

Im thinking of installing linux mint, but before I do I would like to know how to change the start button, install themes, and update beryl to compizfusion.
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Postby Husse on Tue Oct 16, 2007 5:07 pm

Welcome to MIntBulletbillx
To change the start button right click it, select Preferences
and - voila - there you have it :)
For themes, both to change and install you use the "Themes tool" in the menu
I believe compizfusion will be default in Daryna
In the mean time use this.
http://www.linuxmint.com/forum/viewtopi ... mpizfusion
It speaks of Cassandra but that should not matter....
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Postby Bulletbillx on Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:34 pm

darnya will be built on ubuntu 7.10/gutsy right?
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Postby Husse on Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:04 am

Yes Daryna will be based on Gutsy
We have made preparations so it won't be long after Gutsy is out
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Postby Lolo Uila on Thu Oct 18, 2007 6:23 am

You can install Compiz-Fusion now if you like. I have both the latest builds of Beryl & Compiz-Fusion installed. I still prefer Beryl. Compiz-Fusion, in my opinion anyway, is still not ready for prime time. It's user interface is really tedious and cumbersome.

I have not been able to duplicate the setup I had with Beryl because some things are either not working right, or at least not working the same as before. There are a few new plugins, but nothing that is a must have. I also get errors when loading Fusion (although it still runs fine, so they're apparently not fatal).

Beryl 0.3.0, on the other hand, runs without a hitch. The only issue I have with the final svn/git build of Beryl is that the benchmark plugin seems to be broken (I've heard that can be fixed by recompiling the plugins, but I haven't tried because the benchmark plugin is not important to me).

Anyway... as I said, you don't have to wait for Daryna if you want Fusion. Just go ahead and install it.
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