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Linux.com: Beryl Releases Version 0.1.0; Developer Speaks About Split with Compiz

Oct 02, 2006, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Beryl project, a fork of the Compiz compositing window manager, announced its initial development release, version 0.1.0, today. The developers hope the new project, born of the community-maintained compiz-quinnstorm branch after months of diverging development, will allow greater community involvement and produce more flexible code.

"Compiz was developed at Novell in conjunction with the Xgl X server and released in January 2006. It is a window manager (replacing, for example, GNOME's Metacity or KDE's KWin) that allows hardware-accelerated OpenGL and visual 'special effects' like transparency and animation..."

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