Linked by lopisaur on Fri 25th Jun 2010 22:21 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Based upon a recent email to the X.Org developers' mailing list, Canonical is nearing the point of one of their goals for Ubuntu 10.10 of a rootless X Server, or being able to run the X.Org Server without root privileges.
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RE[5]: Big deal...
by _txf_ on Sat 26th Jun 2010 20:42 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Big deal..."
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Only partial truth. I have generally found the situation to be wildly variable and greatly affected by various point revisions. Generally it has been mildy acceptable and never as smooth or consistent as osx and win7.

There are qt and kde apps that are quite a bit smoother on windows than on linux using the Xrender backend.

And one of the things that really gets to me is the fact that both major compositors seem to become sluggish and act weirdly after some uptime.

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