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Re: MATE in /usr AND in /usr/local

On 2017-04-01, David Griffith <dave@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm interested in tinkering with components of MATE and testing them
> while leaving the APT-installed versions alone. I've built and
> installed the components from the Github repos and installed them to
> /usr/local/. I can't figure out how to load applets from /usr/local.
> In particular, can someone tell me how to use the /usr/local version
> of the Workspace Switcher instead of /usr/?

See the man page[1] for the linux loader, particularly with regard to
the environment variables LD_LIBRARY_PATH and LD_PRELOAD.

1: http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man8/ld.so.8.html