mutter - lightweight GTK+ window manager

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name mutter
Package version 3.28.1
Package release 1ubuntu1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 85 B
Download size 12.43 KB
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Mutter is a small window manager, using GTK+ and Clutter to do
Mutter is the clutter-based evolution of Metacity, which, as the
author says, is a "Boring window manager for the adult in you. Many
window managers are like Marshmallow Froot Loops; Metacity is like
This package contains the core binaries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
mutter_3.28.3+git20190124-0ubuntu18.04.1_amd64.deb 3.28.3+git20190124 amd64 Ubuntu Proposed Main
mutter_3.28.3+git20190124-0ubuntu18.04.1_i386.deb 3.28.3+git20190124 i386 Ubuntu Proposed Main
mutter_3.28.3-2~ubuntu18.04.2_i386.deb 3.28.3 i386 Ubuntu Updates Main
mutter_3.28.3-2~ubuntu18.04.2_amd64.deb 3.28.3 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
mutter_3.28.1-1ubuntu1_i386.deb 3.28.1 i386 Ubuntu Main
mutter - - -


Name Value
gnome-settings-daemon -
gsettings-desktop-schemas >= 3.21.4
libc6 >= 2.4
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.53.2
libmutter-2-0 >= 3.27.91
libx11-6 -
libxcomposite1 >= 1:0.3-1
mutter-common >= 3.28.1-1ubuntu1
zenity -


Name Value
x-window-manager -


Type URL
Binary Package mutter_3.28.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb
Source Package mutter

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mutter deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mutter




2018-04-23 - Marco Trevisan (Treviño) <>
mutter (3.28.1-1ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Add xwayland-use-g_autoptr-for-GError-in-xserver_died.patch,
- Cherry picked from upstream, to reduce noise of mutter on crashes
which are actually caused by XWayland (LP: #1748450)
2018-04-16 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.28.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* New upstream release
- Fix window button spacing when display is scaled (LP: #1725133)
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.4
[ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
* Add patches proposed upstream:
* theme-frames-Use-surface-device-scale-instead-of-cairo_sc.patch:
- theme, frames: Use surface device scale instead of cairo_scale
(LP: #1764554)
* theme-use-gtk_render_icon_suface-to-paint-button-icon.patch:
- theme: use gtk_render_icon_suface to paint button icon
(LP: #1764558)
* theme-load-icons-as-Gtk-does-with-fallback-and-RTL-suppor.patch:
- theme: load icons as Gtk does with fallback and RTL support
* clutter-Smooth-out-master-clock-to-smooth-visuals.patch:
- clutter: Smooth out master clock to smooth visuals
* core-Return-1-if-meta_window_get_monitor-is-called-on-an-.patch:
- core: Return -1 if meta_window_get_monitor is called on an
unmanaged window (LP: #1724439)
* backends-Move-MetaOutput-crtc-field-into-private-struct.patch:
- backends: Move MetaOutput::crtc field into private struct
(LP: #1703668)
* backends-Add-logical-monitor-monitor-output-crtc-ref-chai.patch:
- backends: Add logical monitor -> monitor -> output -> crtc ref
chain (LP: #1703668)
2018-03-18 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.28.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Simon McVittie ]
* Update Vcs-* for migration from Alioth svn to git
* debian/gbp.conf: Add
* Refresh patch series with gbp pq
[ Daniel van Vugt ]
* Add synaptics-support.patch
- Allow touchpad settings to work with xserver-xorg-input-synaptics.
Note that this is unneeded on GNOME on Wayland where libinput is
always used. (LP: #1686081)
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* Bump debhelper compat to 11
2018-03-12 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.28.0-1) unstable; urgency=high
* New upstream release
- Fix crashes when launching apps from apps in GNOME on Wayland
(LP: #1754169)
* Bump urgency for this targeted fix
2018-03-10 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.27.92-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Simon McVittie ]
* Build-depend on libgnome-desktop-3-dev (>= 3.27.90) to carry out
libgnome-desktop-3-17 transition
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* Release to unstable
2018-03-05 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.27.92-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release candidate (LP: #1752123, LP: #1718238)
* Bump minimum wayland-protocols to 1.12
* Drop bump-api.patch: Applied in new release
2018-02-22 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.27.91-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream development release (LP: #1751070)
* Bump minimum libgbm-dev to 17.1 and libdrm-dev to 2.4.83
* Build-Depend on libcogl-dev (needed for build but shouldn't be…)
* Cherry-pick bump-api.patch
* Update package names for soname bump
2017-11-05 - Jeremy Bicha <>
mutter (3.26.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Jeremy Bicha ]
* New upstream release
* Drop all cherry-picked patches, applied in new release
[ Simon McVittie ]
* d/changelog: Retroactively add a reference from 3.26.1-2 to #878353
* d/p/*.patch: Add metadata to mark remaining patches as Debian-specific

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