Op 28-06-12 10:58, Ralf Mardorf schreef:
> On Thu, 2012-06-28 at 10:32 +0200, Paul van der Vlis wrote:
>> I would like to see the 2D desktop in Wheezy. How can I see it on a
>> modern machine with Intel graphics?
>> Background: when I remote login I see a wrong 2D desktop, but I don't
>> know how the good 2D desktop is..
> Your desktop environment is GNOME 3?
> What windows manager do you use? I
> suspect the default, but not everybody knows what the default for wheezy
> is. At least I don't know.
"update-alternatives --config x-window-manager" says I am using
Metacity, and that's the only installed windows-manager.
Maybe Metacity is the place to force a 2D desktop, but finding the
configuration is not easy. No config file and nothing in gconf-editor. I
found that they both switched to gsettings and dconf:
"dconf-editor" can do the configuration, in "org | gnome".
But, nothing about 2D there...
I was a bit confused about "Mutter". That's Metacity + clutter. There
are some packages installed like "mutter-common", so I found some
settings in dconf-editor about it. But the package with the binaries
("mutter") is not installed.
> I don't have any issue using squeeze, but on Arch (a rolling release =
> always upgraded to latest version) for Xfce4 for example (no 3D windows
> manager), Evolution has a borked color theme, perhaps such effects
> encounter for Debian testing now too.
> The freedom to use what ever DE, with what ever apps on Linux is bygone.
> GNOME 3 stuff does follow a little bit the MS/Apple approach
Is here somebody who knows how to force a 2D desktop?
Paul van der Vlis.
Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen
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