Linked by Neven Bijelic on Wed 24th Nov 2004 08:45 UTC
Xfce No doubt, all of you have heard of Xfce and those who haven't will hear about it soon anyway. I remember trying out Xfce for the first time back on SuSE 9.0. I am not sure if it came with the distrobution or if I downloaded it. At the time 9.0 came out I remember thinking to myself "nice, good potential, could be eyecandy, fast..." but I still logged into KDE upon booting. Sure I tried Gnome but somehow for a windows-commer KDE was more user friendly at the time. Update: More screenshots of XFce.
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Re: SNAP Graphics
by enloop on Wed 24th Nov 2004 19:51 UTC

I bought and used the driver a year or so ago with Slackware and a Matrox G550 card. It worked as advertised and, subjectively, seemed to deliver a marginally improved display. If you need it to correct a problem, I'd say it is well worth buying. If, however. you are looking for an order of magnitude performance boost, you won't get it.

I dropped it and the Matrox card when I purchased an LCD flat panel monitor. Xfree86/Xorg can't drive the G550 in DVI mode. The SNAP folks told me, then, that their next release, due soon, would support the DVI for the G550. That was several months ago. I may be wrong, but I believe that new driver has not been released.