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1 Cinnamon for Debian
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2 ======================
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4 1. Running
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6 There are two main ways of running Cinnamon: replacing your current
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7 GNOME window manager and panel components, or inside a Xephyr window,
8 as a way to quickly try it out without compromising your
9 environment. At this stage one of the options may work better than the
10 other, depending on various factors, including your drivers.
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12 To run Cinnamon under Xephyr you first need to install the
13 xserver-xephyr package, and then run Cinnamon with the --xephyr
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14 parameter:
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16 $ cinnamon --xephyr
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18 2. It's SLOW as hell!
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20 To run Cinnamon you need to have proper DRI, and a video driver
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21 that Clutter likes. In some Intel cards, Kernel-Mode Setting (KMS) may
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22 help. In case Cinnamon runs but is extremely slow you can try
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23 enabling KMS or running it with CLUTTER_VBLANK=none in its
24 environment. See http://bugzilla.openedhand.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1730.
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26 3. If you have enough corage...
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28 Cinnamon installs a .desktop file which makes it possible to make
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29 it the default for your session, replacing metacity/gnome-panel. To
30 make it the default all you need to do is set the following gconf key
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31 to 'cinnamon':
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33 /desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager
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35 Here's the gconftool command, if you're feeling lazy:
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37 $ gconftool-2 -t string -s /desktop/gnome/session/required_components/windowmanager cinnamon
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39 -- Gustavo Noronha Silva <kov@debian.org>, Tue, 20 Oct 2009 14:50:12 -0200
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