GNOME Shell support in desktop-effects

Owen Taylor otaylor at
Mon Aug 24 03:47:46 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-08-23 at 23:36 -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> I just pushed a set of changes to the desktop-effects repository on
> fedorahosted to add support for GNOME Shell.
> The basic idea can be seen in the screenshot attached - instead of a
> single "Enable Desktop Effects" button, the user is now presented
> with a three-way choice of "Standard" "Compiz" and "GNOME Shell", with
> short explanations for each. As before the choice is instant-apply and
> when the user is switching to a compositor, they are presented with a
> count-down dialog that they have to click on to confirm their choice.
> UI suggestions, small and large, appreciated. 
> The dialog will be split out of the compiz-gnome package  into a
> separate package required by both compiz-gnome and gnome-shell.

Review request for the split-out package at:

- Owen

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