[ILUG] XGL Compiz on Dapper
sonic at dreadserver.com
Sat May 27 22:09:57 IST 2006
Niall O Broin wrote:
> Well, my reasons are:
> 1) It appears to have buggered up the normal functioning of the KDE
> pager (though that could be something else, I suppose)
> 2) Apparently accelerated video doesn't work with Xgl (too many
> layers of abstraction, it seems) - though I have no doubt that will
> be fixed eventually.
> 3) For my usage, stability matters rather more than eye candy - the
> descriptions of how to set this up are littered with messages like
> "Watch out - this may cause testicualr cancer on Tuesdays" etc.
> And last, but not least - my personal primary machine now is my
> notebook, which runs OS-X - I've already got the best eye candy there
> is, and it's solid as a rock :-)
Best reason :-)
Is this the intel version of OS-X per chance? I'd be interested to see
how it performs or if there's much trouble in getting it set up in dual
(or three way) boot. We've tried running it in VMWare but it was pretty
slow (slower that the 30% overhead caused by vmware should have been).
More information about the ILUG