Compiz Fusion 0.5.2–Review

[ Thanks to Michael for this link.

“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…”