Marco Metacity Compositing - which take less resources

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Marco Metacity Compositing - which take less resources

Post by urdrwho » Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:07 pm

In desktop Mate 17.03 settings I see that there are multiple window manager options. Marco, Metacity, Composting and mixtures of them are available. I was just wondering which took the least and most GPU resources?

I don't see such options on my Cinnamon installs.
Last edited by karlchen on Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:19 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Title: modified composting to be compositing - minor difference ;-)

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Re: Marco Metacity Composting - which take less resources

Post by karlchen » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:30 am

urdrwho wrote:In desktop Mate 17.03 settings I see that there are multiple window manager options. Marco, Metacity, Composting
I think that Composting is the most environment friendly way of getting rid of things. :lol:
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Re: Marco Metacity Composting - which take less resources

Post by Pjotr » Tue Dec 12, 2017 5:39 am

@karlchen: :lol:

Compositing is heavy. If you disable it you'll have less visual effects, but generally less use of system resources and also improved stability. For those reasons I always disable it.

You can also disable it in Cinnamon:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... n-Cinnamon
(item 7.1, right column)
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Re: Marco Metacity compositing- which take less resources

Post by urdrwho » Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:59 am

Hee hee hee! I swear I looked multiple times at that spelling because I thought composting what huh??? Compositing --- there I think I have it. :)
karlchen wrote:
urdrwho wrote:In desktop Mate 17.03 settings I see that there are multiple window manager options. Marco, Metacity, Composting
I think that Composting is the most environment friendly way of getting rid of things. :lol:

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Re: Marco Metacity Composting - which take less resources

Post by urdrwho » Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:00 am

That is what I was thinking because back in the years I used Kubuntu KDE compositing took a lot of resources.
Pjotr wrote:@karlchen: :lol:

Compositing is heavy. If you disable it you'll have less visual effects, but generally less use of system resources and also improved stability. For those reasons I always disable it.

You can also disable it in Cinnamon:
https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... n-Cinnamon
(item 7.1, right column)

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