SolusOS: The Consort Desktop Environment
[Distributions] Posted Jan 22, 2013 22:43 UTC (Tue) by ris
SolusOS is a relatively new desktop
distribution, based on Debian. The project has announced
the Consort Desktop Environment, a fork of GNOME Classic. The pieces
include consort-panel (gnome-panel), Athena (nautilus), consort-session
(gnome-session-fallback), and Consortium (Metacity). "With
Consortium, we forked Metacity 2.34. Basically its been a dead project for
a while and needs some new life. Work is now underway to bring it up to
GTK3/Cairo standards so that we can improve it. Fully antialiased window
corners and plugins will be introduced, as well as extended theming.
With this new DE, we still maintain total compatibility with the GNOME
suite itself. We’re not touching core-libraries so you’ll be able to
install our desktop on most distros with GTK3, and have no issues."
The recent development release of SolusOS 2 Alpha 7 includes the young
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