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Re: [alpine-user] 2 issues with MATE

From: Matt Schwartz <matt.schwartz01_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 23:57:05 -0700

Thank you for your reply, Nataneal. It's certainly not a show stopper
and I can put up with it for a while.

On Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 10:25 AM Natanael Copa <ncopa_at_alpinelinux.org> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 25 Dec 2018 22:13:36 +0000
> Paul Bredbury <brebs_at_sent.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, 2018-12-24 at 19:48 -0500, Matt Schwartz wrote:
> > > I am running Alpine version x86_64 edge. I have MATE successfully up
> > > and running but I seem to have 2 peculiar issues. 1) Sound is working
> > > perfectly but the sound applet has the sound effects section
> > > completely greyed out and I cannot choose a sound theme.
> >
> > Installing sound-theme-freedesktop ( https://patchwork.alpinelinux.org/patch/4340/ ) allows a sound theme to be chosen, although you'll probably want more sounds from e.g.
> > https://www.mate-look.org/browse/cat/316/ord/top/
> >
> > > 2) When I try
> > > to set the clock applet to 12 hour format, the clock displays as a
> > > series of ????. Also, when I try to add a location to the clock
> > > applet, the applet crashes.
> >
> > I get the "???", but no crash.
> >
> > Alpine is currently (surprisingly) using the 1.21 (i.e a development) branch of MATE, so we are exposed to dev code, until MATE 1.22 is released.
>
> That was sort of a mistake, due to we (wrongly) expected MATE 1.22 be
> released in October. I have talked with Mate developers and 1.22 will
> be released around February IIRC, so alpine 3.10 will have the 1.22
> (and we will stick to stable releases, 1.22, 1,24 etc) after that.
>
> Sorry.
>
> As a side note we also ship xfce 4.13 with Alpine 3.9.
>
> -nc
>
>
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