Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 6th Apr 2006 15:42 UTC, submitted by Mark
Linux "LinuxForums takes a look at Xgl, and concludes: "In conclusion, Xgl is an exciting technology, it still needs some work to be done mainly to do with non nvidia/ati graphics cards and extending support to a wider variety of graphics chipsets. I for one will wait a bit longer (until the holidays) before attempting to install it onto my computer, perhaps by then more animations/plugins will be made available and support for other DE's would be available." Lots of videos inside, boys and girls, so rejoice.
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Not bad.. not bad at all..
by naelurec on Fri 7th Apr 2006 06:02 UTC
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I checked out the Kororaa live cd on a Athlon XP 2200+ w/Geforce 2 MX 400.. Given the video card is almost 5 years old, I was quite impressed at how well XGL worked on the system. For being relatively new and still under development, I was quite impressed at how feature-rich, polished and stable it felt (after working with it for a few hours).

For some people, its all about the eye candy, so I am glad to see X/Linux/etc is able to compete. ;) Take this with a sandboxed/virtualized Windows system for legacy app compatibility and its definitely a very compelling desktop platform.

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