Possibility of inclusion of a "kde-desktop-effects" version in compiz

Sebastian Vahl ml at deadbabylon.de
Fri Oct 26 00:04:49 UTC 2007

Am Fr 26.Oktober 2007 schrieb Neal Becker:
> Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> > Am Fr 26.Oktober 2007 schrieb Kelly Miller:
> >> Sebastian Vahl wrote:
> >> > Hi.
> >> >
> >> > Since beryl is sadly being removed from the repository, KDE users
> >> > don't have the ability to easily switch from kwin to compiz and back
> >> > again. The KDE-SIG was asked to write such a tool but after the
> >> > confirmation [1] that compiz wouldn't obsolete beryl it hasn't become
> >> > primary attention.
> >>
> >> Um, when I tested out the new version of compiz on openSUSE, I noticed
> >> that compiz itself seems to have a tool for switching between window
> >> managers.  It seemed to work fine for me in KDE.
> >
> > Do you remember the name of that tool? AFAIK suse also includes
> > compiz-manager, eg see: http://en.opensuse.org/Compiz-Fusion
> >
> > Maybe this is fusion-icon? But that has no official release, yet.
> >
> > Sebastian
> Also, how are you configuring compiz?  I grabbed the ccsm (which is
> currently under review).  It looks nice, except it doesn't seem to do
> anything.  You can choose lots of options, but I don't see anything like
> an 'apply' button.

This is done by compiz-manager. ATM it is: compiz --replace glib gconf
Until compizconfig-backend-kconfig gets into Fedora. But I'm open for 

ccsm has no ability to _start_ compiz, just to configure it's options.


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