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 Olav on Sun 26th Jun 2005 07:38 UTC

>As it is right now current releases of Linux don't have these visual effects enabled, and I haven't yet stumbled upon any instructions on how to enable them.
Section "Extensions"

In SUSE 9.3 you can have

Section "Extensions"
Option "Composite" "Enable"
EndSection

in xorg.conf and configure things by rightclicking window borders.

Looks fantastic but painfully slow even on a high-end system. Hopefully this project will speed up things.