Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 23rd Mar 2005 23:18 UTC, submitted by adel
X11, Window Managers Seth Nickell posted some screenshots and videos showing the experimental Luminocity window manager & Cairo which enable a XOrg-based desktop to get accelerated GL eye candy graphics. update: more here.
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Longhorn
by Marcelo on Thu 24th Mar 2005 01:35 UTC

"Considering that Xorg with Composite/Xcompmgr is buggy as hell (and I can't imagine how buggy is the new GL server + Cairo), yes, by the time Longhorn will be out maybe this stuff will be usable."


Yes, Longhorn has no bugs and its development is not late...

I prefer to wait for a eye-candy free system than buy an expensive, closed, DRM-full, bloated, patented, proprietary and buggy non-operating system like Longhorn.