Re: Theme patriation

On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Thomas Thurman wrote:

> Ysgrifennodd Allin Cottrell:
> > On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Xavier Bestel wrote:
> > > Did you try cairo-clock ?
> > >
> > 
> > Disclaimer: I'm an old fart and a grouch.  But I really, really 
> > don't want to have to run compiz just to get an analog clock! I 
> > want my CPU cycles to be available for computations I'm interested 
> > in.
> Who mentioned compiz?  This was about reasons not to run metacity.

Nobody explicitly mentioned compiz, but when I followed up the 
link to cairo-clock which I was offered (and which I reproduced in 
my posting) it turned out that compiz was required for running 
that app.

As I mentioned before, I can run xclock without window decorations 
just fine under Sawfish, but not under Metacity -- that's the 
relevance to this thread.  (That is, if you want a functional 
desktop analog clock: forget it, if you're running gnome with 

Allin Cottrell

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