Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2006 12:22 UTC, submitted by Rahul
X11, Window Managers Updated: Fedora was right in the middle of announcing all this properly, so here is the updated item containing the official names. Videos included, as well as the inevitable 'Why not Xgl?'. "AIGLX is a project that aims to enable GL-accelerated effects on a standard desktop. We have a lightly modified X server (that includes a couple of extensions), an updated Mesa package that adds some new protocol support and a version of metacity with a composite manager. The end result is that you can use GL effects on your desktop with very few changes, the ability to turn it on and off at will, and you don't have to replace your X server in the process." This is part of Fedora's Rendering Project, and instructions on how to install all this are available too.
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RE: Differences to XGL?
by manmist on Mon 20th Feb 2006 14:29 UTC in reply to "Differences to XGL?"
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"what are the differences to XGL and Compiz? "

Compiz is basically reinventing the wheel by Novell

XGL is a different approach to XeGL which happened directly in Xorg CVS and multiple vendors except Novell working on it

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