Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 11th Sep 2007 14:34 UTC, submitted by luna6
X11, Window Managers "For the next round of Linux Releases (Ubuntu Gutsy, Fedora 8, OpenSuse 10.3, Mandriva 2008, etc.) Compiz Fusion should be installed by default in those releases and with the release date looming not far ahead the time is ripe to give you a preview of what to expect from the latest Compiz Fusion."
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RE[7]: Widgets
by apoclypse on Wed 12th Sep 2007 05:53 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: Widgets"
apoclypse
Member since:
2007-02-17

This whole falling back gracefully thing is cool. However, I really don't see an issue. Beryl used to have this feature where if it crashed it would automatically launch the native window manager, and in some cases this can be pretty seemless. There are certain things that could be tightened up in this respect but those are gnome and metacity issues.

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RE[8]: Widgets
by renox on Wed 12th Sep 2007 10:41 in reply to "RE[7]: Widgets"
renox Member since:
2005-07-06

As I understood the 'failing back' in KDE is more to provide a way to have an equivalent feature without 3D than to avoid crash.

For example, I think that the Expose effect is possible to do without composition if the windows are static.

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