[Mageia-dev] unity on mageia

JA Magallón jamagallon at ono.com
Wed Sep 12 23:53:22 CEST 2012

On 09/12/2012 10:05 PM, Damian Ivanov wrote:
>>> My name isDamian Ivanov. Xiao-Long Chen and me are the maintainers of
>>> unity desktop environment for openSUSE and Fedora, Xiao-Long
>>> additionally maintains
>>> also unity on Arch Linux. We use for building the packages the open
>>> build service https://build.opensuse.org/project/monitor?project=GNOME
>>> %3AAyatana
>>> It actually builds install-able and usable packages for Fedora and
>>> openSUSE. This week we'll give an official announcement that unity
>>> works on openSUSE and will make a live CD available based on openSUSE
>>> with unity. We would also like to see Mageia running unity, but this
>>> would not be done by us ( I am mainly working on openSUSE, Xiao-Long
>>> is working on Fedora and openSUSE). But I offer my help, if you want
>>> to do it also with obs on GNOME:Ayatana. At the moment the structure
>>> of a package is as follows:
>>> There are users of Mageia who would love to see it in
>>> Mageia: https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=130
>>> It would't need to be done that much to get it working on Mageia. The
>>> spec files for openSUSE and Fedora are quite similar and based on each
>>> other.

I have no voice nor vote, but I really would prefer Mageia invest efforts
if any on integrating Cinnamon better than Unity. But that is just personal

J.A. Magallon <jamagallon()ono!com>        \               Winter is coming...

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