Compiz?

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Compiz?

Postby crosenfi on Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:44 am

Is Compiz still being actively worked on? I loved it on Gnome 2 on Ubuntu. Now I'm running Mate on Mint 14 and I read that some things don't work anymore. Will Compiz live on with Mate?

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Re: Compiz?

Postby catweazel on Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:51 am

To all intents and purposes, compiz is a dead project.
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Re: Compiz?

Postby crosenfi on Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:22 pm

That's too bad. Thanks for letting me know.

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Re: Compiz?

Postby catweazel on Wed Apr 17, 2013 4:21 pm

crosenfi wrote:That's too bad. Thanks for letting me know.

You can get all the compiz effects and more by running KDE :mrgreen:
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Re: Compiz?

Postby crosenfi on Wed Apr 17, 2013 5:16 pm

I've always preferred Gnome to KDE, but that's good to know.

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Re: Compiz?

Postby Orbmiser on Wed Apr 17, 2013 7:15 pm

crosenfi wrote:I've always preferred Gnome to KDE, but that's good to know.

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I use to say that. Not anymore! :P
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Re: Compiz?

Postby catweazel on Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:13 am

crosenfi wrote:I've always preferred Gnome to KDE, but that's good to know.

Like the Orbmiser, I used to say tha,t but I've got KDE looking just like Cinnamon, complete with a gnome icon set. I also used to believe it was slow and bloated. I was wrong one all counts and now it's my DE of choice.
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Re: Compiz?

Postby Orbmiser on Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:58 am

Yep same as catweazel just toned down KDE to be more minimal gnome like desktop also.
Not trying to emulate gnome so much as more of adopting the philosophy of Gnome of Minimalism which I do endorse.

And like he mentions the old FUD about Resource or Ram,CPU Hog is just that FUD.
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