Enabling Compiz by default?
jon.nettleton at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 21:08:16 UTC 2007
On 8/11/07, David Nielsen <david at lovesunix.net> wrote:
> fre, 10 08 2007 kl. 12:31 -0400, skrev Matthias Clasen:
> > On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 12:32 -0400, Jon Nettleton wrote:
> > >
> > > Why not look at a default compositor/window manager that allows basic
> > > compositing features without the need for a OpenGL accelerated
> > > graphics
> > > engine?
> > Do you have one to offer ?
> I believe Thomas Thurman has been doing a great deal of work on the
> compositor in Metacity, maybe that could be used - even if it likely
> lacks all the wonderful features presented by Compiz.
I am pretty sure the one in Metacity now requires OpenGL acceleration.
I don't really think that is something that we can insist upon as a default
I have a great 3d card in my desktop and I really don't need my window
spinning cubes and wobbling windows. It was fun for about 2 days, then I
get real work done and all I wanted was windows redrawn smoothly and
else to just work.
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