Bug#728489: RFP: mate-settings-daemon -- daemon handling the MATE session settings

Vangelis Mouhtsis vangelis at gnugr.org
Fri Nov 1 19:44:12 UTC 2013

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : mate-settings-daemon
  Version         : 1.6.1
  Upstream Author : Stefano Karapetsas <stefano at karapetsas.com>
* URL             : http://www.mate-desktop.org/
* License         : GPL, LGPL
  Programming Lang: C
  Description     : daemon handling the MATE session settings
    This package contains the daemon which is responsible for setting the
    various parameters of a MATE session and the applications that run
    under it. It handles the following kinds of settings:
    * Keyboard: layout, accessibility options, shortcuts, media keys
    * Clipboard management
    * Theming: background, icons, GTK+ applications
    * Cleanup of unused files
    * Mouse: cursors, speed, accessibility options
    * Startup of other daemons: screensaver, sound daemon
    * Typing break
    It also sets various application settings through X resources and
    freedesktop.org XSETTINGS.
    This package will be maintained by the Debian MATE Packaging Team.

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