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The Mutter display server, window manager and compositor library

Version15
AuthorsMutter Development Team
LicenseGPL-2.0-or-later
Websitehttps://blogs.gnome.org/shell-dev/
Sourcehttps://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/mutter/

Build

pkg-config fileslibmutter-15

Dependencies

GObject—2.0 The base type system library
Browse documentation
Gdk The GTK windowing system abstraction
Browse documentation
Gtk The GTK toolkit
Browse documentation

Additional documentation

Classes

Backend

Handles monitor config, modesetting, cursor sprites, …

Background

This class handles tracking and painting the root window background.

BackgroundActor

This class handles tracking and painting the root window background.

BackgroundContent

This class handles tracking and painting the root window background.

BackgroundGroup

Container for background actors.

BackgroundImage

Represents a loaded or loading background image.

BackgroundImageCache

Caches loading of textures for backgrounds.

Barrier

Pointer barriers.

Compositor

Compositor API.

Context

CursorTracker

Mutter cursor tracking helper. Originally only tracking the cursor image, now more of a “core pointer abstraction”.

Display

Mutter display representation.

Dnd

IdleMonitor

Mutter idle counter (similar to X’s IDLETIME).

Laters

LaunchContext

MonitorManager

A manager for multiple monitors.

MultiTexture

A texture that can have multiple planes.

Plugin

Entry point for plugins.

RemoteAccessController

RemoteAccessHandle

Selection

SelectionSource

SelectionSourceMemory

ShadowFactory

Create window shadows.

ShapedTexture

A ClutterContent which draws a shaped texture.

SoundPlayer

Stage

StartupNotification

StartupSequence

WaylandClient

A class that allows to launch a trusted client and detect if an specific Wayland window belongs to it.

WaylandCompositor

WaylandSurface

Window

A display-agnostic abstraction for a window.

WindowActor

An actor representing a top-level window in the scene graph.

WindowGroup

Workspace

Workspaces.

WorkspaceManager

X11Display

Mutter X display handler.

Structs

BarrierEvent

ButtonLayout

Edge

FrameBorder

FrameBorders

Group

Mutter window groups.

KeyBinding

PluginInfo

Settings

Shadow

Holds a shadow texture along with information about how to apply that texture to draw a window texture.

ShadowParams

Information about how to draw a particular style of shadow.

Strut

WindowShape

Represents a 9-sliced region with borders on all sides that are unscaled, and a constant central region that is scaled.

Enumerations

ButtonFunction

Function a window button can have.

CloseDialogResponse

CompEffect

Indicates the appropriate effect to show the user for meta_compositor_show_window() and meta_compositor_hide_window().

CompositorType

Cursor

DisplayCorner

DisplayDirection

EdgeType

ExitCode

FrameType

GrabOp

Gravity

InhibitShortcutsDialogResponse

KeyBindingAction

LaterType

LocaleDirection

MonitorSwitchConfigType

MotionDirection

MultiTextureFormat

A representation for complex pixel formats.

PadDirection

PadFeatureType

PowerSaveChangeReason

Preference

SelectionType

ShadowMode

Side

SizeChange

StackLayer

Layers a window can be in. These MUST be in the order of stacking.

TabList

TabShowType

WindowClientType

WindowMenuType

Menu the compositor should display for a given window.

WindowType

Functions

accelerator_name

Convert an accelerator keyval and modifier mask into a string parsable by meta_parse_accelerator.

add_clutter_debug_flags

add_debug_paint_flag

add_verbose_topic

Ensure log messages for the given topic topic will be printed.

bug

create_context

Create a context.

disable_unredirect_for_display

Disables unredirection, can be useful in situations where having unredirected windows is undesirable like when recording a video.

enable_unredirect_for_display

Enables unredirection which reduces the overhead for apps like games.

exit

external_binding_name_for_action

fatal

g_utf8_strndup

get_clutter_debug_flags

get_debug_paint_flags

get_locale_direction

get_stage_for_display

get_top_window_group_for_display

get_window_actors

get_window_group_for_display

is_restart

Returns TRUE if this instance of Mutter comes from Mutter restarting itself (for example to enable/disable stereo.).

is_topic_enabled

is_verbose

is_wayland_compositor

keybindings_set_custom_handler

Allows users to register a custom handler for a builtin key binding.

log

pop_no_msg_prefix

prefs_add_listener

prefs_bell_is_audible

prefs_change_workspace_name

prefs_get_action_double_click_titlebar

prefs_get_action_middle_click_titlebar

prefs_get_action_right_click_titlebar

prefs_get_attach_modal_dialogs

prefs_get_auto_maximize

prefs_get_auto_raise

prefs_get_auto_raise_delay

prefs_get_button_layout

prefs_get_center_new_windows

prefs_get_check_alive_timeout

prefs_get_compositing_manager

prefs_get_cursor_size

prefs_get_cursor_theme

prefs_get_disable_workarounds

prefs_get_drag_threshold

prefs_get_draggable_border_width

prefs_get_dynamic_workspaces

prefs_get_edge_tiling

prefs_get_focus_change_on_pointer_rest

prefs_get_focus_mode

prefs_get_focus_new_windows

prefs_get_force_fullscreen

prefs_get_gnome_accessibility

prefs_get_gnome_animations

prefs_get_keybinding_action

prefs_get_keybinding_label

prefs_get_mouse_button_menu

prefs_get_mouse_button_mods

prefs_get_mouse_button_resize

prefs_get_num_workspaces

prefs_get_raise_on_click

prefs_get_show_fallback_app_menu

prefs_get_visual_bell

prefs_get_visual_bell_type

prefs_get_workspace_name

prefs_get_workspaces_only_on_primary

prefs_remove_listener

prefs_set_force_fullscreen

prefs_set_num_workspaces

prefs_set_show_fallback_app_menu

push_no_msg_prefix

remove_clutter_debug_flags

remove_debug_paint_flag

remove_verbose_topic

Stop printing log messages for the given topic topic.

restart

Starts the process of restarting the compositor.

topic_to_string

unsigned_long_equal

unsigned_long_hash

warning