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Compiz Fusion 0.5.2--Review

Sep 12, 2007, 03:45 (2 Talkback[s])

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"For the next round of Linux Releases (Ubuntu Gutsy, Fedora 8, OpenSuse 10.3, Mandriva 2008 etc) Compiz Fusion should be installed by default in those releases and with the release date looming not far ahead the time is ripe to give you a preview of what to expect from the latest Compiz Fusion. As most people probably know by now, the two major 3D compositing window managers on the Linux platform, Compiz and Beryl, merged together in April of this year and now work together under the banner of Compiz Fusion. The prior Beryl team works now on the plugins for Compiz Fusion, while the prior Compiz team works on the Compiz Fusion core. In the relatively short time span since the merger occurred a lot of positive synergy have come to fruition. Both eye candy and usability features has increased nicely in the current 0.5.2 development version of Compiz Fusion. Some of the more notable new features would be Shift Switcher, Widgets, and Expo views..."

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