Linked by Adam S on Sat 25th Jun 2005 19:56 UTC, submitted by Diego Calleja
X11, Window Managers A new acceleration architecture is being ported from kdrive by some QT developers, which will make composition managers like xcompmgr really fast and able to do some of the "display tricks" MacOS X has been doing for awhile.
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by Mike Hearn on Sat 25th Jun 2005 20:50 UTC

You'll get it by upgrading your distribution, which will include an updated X server, a compositing manager, and the necessary magic to enable it by default. This will happen once it works well enough that it can be switched on for everbody.