Dolan: More on Eye Candy: Awn on OpenSuse 10.2 (with Gnome/XGL)
Feb 22, 2007, 22:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I've had two pieces of eye candy on my mind lately--Beryl and
Awn. Beryl has some cool features like making your close windows
burn up in flames. Very cool looking. Well, I chose to try out Awn
today. I installed it on my OpenSUSE 10.2 system which has
admittedly 'outdated' hardware specs (1.6Ghz AMD Duron), but a
decent graphics card (nVidia 5200) and is attached to a beautiful
Samsung 941BW 19" widescreen monitor. So if the eye candy works, it
at least looks like a Vista Premium ;-).
"Like I said, I'm using OpenSUSE 10.2 for this but for some
reason could only find packages ready for FC6 or Ubuntu...