Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Sep 2007 14:34 UTC, submitted by luna6
X11, Window Managers "For the next round of Linux Releases (Ubuntu Gutsy, Fedora 8, OpenSuse 10.3, Mandriva 2008, etc.) Compiz Fusion should be installed by default in those releases and with the release date looming not far ahead the time is ripe to give you a preview of what to expect from the latest Compiz Fusion."
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I love it
by JCooper on Tue 11th Sep 2007 15:04 UTC
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2005-07-06

I'm using whatever version is bundled with Gutsy and I have to say, I am in love with its features. My only complaint is the key combinations aren't easily discoverable or documented anywhere - more an Ubuntu fault I think.

The ring switcher, expo and virtual desktop switching effects all get "oohs" and "aaahhs" from casual onlookers. I think Compiz-Fusion will be responsible for a lot of new distribution users, purely because they will want the eye candy... the concerns of apps, data etc will come second to having the cool factor.

Considering it is only a 0.5.x release so far, I'm expecting great things from the project. I hope the Firefox title-bar redraw issues get fixed (well, I actually hope someone makes it easy for amateurs like me to install Epiphany-webkit once it's usable) .... the future is very bright for my beloved laptop ;)

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