mikescottcnc wrote:Has anyone tried to get Compiz running on their Linux Mint machines yet?
Hmmm ... OK, when I first started with this 3D stuff it was still the other way round. But OK, given that both projects constantly release new code it could be that compiz is now better ...hairy_Palms wrote: im gonna completely disagree with scorp123 go with compiz, having used both a lot compiz is far more stable, a lot faster
Thanks for posting this ... I'll try it out.hairy_Palms wrote: follow this howto
http://gandalfn.wordpress.com/howto/how ... x-on-edgy/
use the dev line
mikescottcnc wrote:The Beryl link to add the deb file to sources does not seem to work. I have added the line and when I updat apt-get it tells me that there is an error in the line.
Don't you just love the super-precise and informative error messages a Linux system gives you?mikescottcnc wrote: E: Malformed line 28 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list (dist)
Yes. Follow the suggestions given to you by the error message. Check line 28 of your /etc/apt/sources.list file .... Or just post the entire file here so we can take a look at what's wrong with it.mikescottcnc wrote:Any suggestions?
That's only 3/4 of the line. There is stuff missing at the end. Please make sure you really copy and paste correctlymikescottcnc wrote:Well Ok if it will help I copy and pasted the direct line from the web page:
No it's not. Read again. You don't really want me to read that line for you?mikescottcnc wrote:Great thanks for the info. But that is the whole line.
hairy_Palms wrote:im gonna completely disagree with scorp123 go with compiz, having used both a lot compiz is far more stable, a lot faster, and has more features than beryl has, most significantly support for metacity themes
I never had that problem and my machine has now been running for the past 4 days straight without reboot ...hairy_Palms wrote:beryl does have some features compiz doesnt but personally id rather have a few less effects than my desktop losing its window borders every half an hour.
They call it the "burn" effect, e.g. menus and windows can burn away. You can even configure the color of the flames if you want that. Or set them to random ... now that's flashyhairy_Palms wrote:out of curiosity what features does beryl have that compiz doesnt? does beryl have magical fire effects know ?
Most noteworthy in my opinion:hairy_Palms wrote:does beryl have magical fire effects know ?
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