Enabling Compiz by default?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Sat Aug 11 20:27:24 UTC 2007

Ioannis Nousias <s0238762 <at> sms.ed.ac.uk> writes:
> In my opinion, Fedora should promote a modern window manager for the 
> desktop domain. It will definitely attract new users and it certainly 
> offers usability features that are so much needed, which should be there 
> right out of the box.

As soon as we move to KDE 4 as the default KDE desktop (probably for Fedora 9), 
KDE on Fedora will default to a WM which supports compositing. :-)

> PS: I think arguing about power efficiency is a little bit hypocritical. 
> Fedora, as any other distribution I've seen, comes with all these little 
> services and daemons that want to access your hard disk all the time, 
> just to say hello ;) The result is you can't have your HD in 
> standby/sleep mode. And not to mention the annoying screen savers that 
> are enabled by default, which keep the CPU busy (some of them take it to 
> the extreme) and are far from 'saving your screen' ;)

There's much work going on to reduce spurious wakeups, also from the OLPC 

        Kevin Kofler

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