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Enable Metacity Compositing in GNOME 2.22

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In GNOME 2.22, included in Ubuntu 8.04, the default Metacity window manager has compositing built in. This means that you can get your eye candy effects without switching window managers!

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Created by snotbutter 11 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 27 weeks ago
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Metacity beats compiz-fusion :P

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Yes! guys and gals, our beloved window manager is kicking ass in composite land. There’s a new branch on metacity subversion were developers are working on composite features for metacity. So far we have, transparency, shadow and ALT+tab Godness, and now that I’m running a composite WM i can use the nice MAC OS X like dock bar, AWN. All this without the lag (and CPU masacre) introduced in compiz-fusion when scrolling applications.

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Created by serdar 11 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 44 weeks ago
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Why I Dumped Beryl for Metacity

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For a number of reasons, I have opted to leave my cube spinning days behind me, as it just did nothing for me. Certain applications ran poorly in Beryl, and while no fault should be placed on its development, I was finding myself booting into Metacity more and more for my GNOME desktop.

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Created by missgeek 11 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 49 weeks ago
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