Niall O Broin wrote:
> On 26 May 2006, at 13:43, Thomas Rooney wrote:
>>> If you do get it going you will never be able to go back to a flat
>> desktop again!
>>> I beg to differ. I went to the effort of getting Xgl and compiz
> working on a test box running SuSE 10.1 and although moving windows
> flickering in the wind is cute, it gets old quickly. Similarly,
> although cube transitions are cute, they too get old quickly and when
> the price of cube transitions from desktop to desktop is no longer
> having my desktop pager, you can stick your cube transitions where
> the sun don't shine.
>I've seen it going and I have to say it's pretty shit hot cool. Imagine
the situation where you have a different NX session/Xen virtual machine
on each screen. The animated switches between screens really helps you
keep you're mind on which is which.
Also, imagine demonstrating your new system to a potential client. The
animated switch here could be the difference between getting the deal
Every woman/man to her/his own I suppose.
I reckon if you have the hardware to handle this then why not?
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