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Why I Dumped Beryl for Metacity

Nov 06, 2007, 08:30 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to Matt D. for this link. ]

"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.

"I think for people who are trying Linux because they found some silly video with spinning cubes or other 3D effects is becoming increasingly sad. No more are beginners jumping on board out of disgust for the 'Redmond OS solution.' Nowadays, everyone is all about the fact that the Linux desktop must keep up with the likes of OS X and Vista. For me, this will no longer do..."

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