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Metisse for Puppy 4?
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PostPosted: Tue 24 Jun 2008, 15:19    Post subject:  Metisse for Puppy 4?  

http://tmxxine.com/wik/wikka.php?wakka=AddMetisse

It's all compiz fuzion now . . .
What happened to Metisse?
Does it run in DIngo?

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Jun 2008, 20:16    Post subject: Metisse  

Very Happy Hey Crusty Very Happy

Love to get it working, but so far a Dingo killer. Asks me to type in my resolution ect...
??Where??...Typing metisse into a console kills the Dingo Sad
Restarting X with xwin metisse just returns to the prompt.. Crying or Very sad
I have an older .pup will look for a newer version ..tarball ect...
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PostPosted: Wed 25 Jun 2008, 00:05    Post subject:  

Does it require Java? (now open source)?
Or did I dream that . . .
It is transparent - really needs that 3D graphics card and driver . . .
and hey it is different to the compiz . . .

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PostPosted: Wed 25 Jun 2008, 03:35    Post subject:  

no, metisse needs no java.
The Java based 3D desktop is called looking glass.
According to my colleague looking glass works in Muppy 008.3.
http://www.sun.com/software/looking_glass/
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PostPosted: Wed 25 Jun 2008, 04:40    Post subject:  

MU wrote:
The Java based 3D desktop is called looking glass.


ah . . . that's it . . . thanks Mark . . .
- a very nice environment I think version 2 of Puppy is the last one I had 'Lokking Glass' working in - probably even better now . . .
Will it dance with Dingo?

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