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Lone Wolves: Is Ubuntu Set to Become Non-Free?

Nov 14, 2006, 01:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sander Marechal)

"Last week at the Ubuntu Developer Summit the release goals for Feisty Fawn--scheduled to appear April 2007—were discussed and drawn up. Ubuntu's next version is aiming for some pretty good features such as a bullet proof X.org and network roaming. There's one change that bothers me to no end though: composite by default.

"Composite window managers quite popular lately. They allow for some pretty impressive 3D desktop effects on–par if not better than MacOSX or the upcoming Windows Vista and on much cheaper hardware to boot..."

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