[gobolinux-users] turkish

Ben Myles ben.myles at gmail.com
Sat Nov 20 05:54:16 GMT 2004


Personally I like Skippy better:

http://thegraveyard.org/skippy.php

It's similar to kompose/expose, but if you have upgraded to the latest
X.Org (6.8.1) you can compile skippy-xd to get real-time window
updates/animations and transparency. Very nice :-)

Ben


On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 19:09:08 -0500, Nick Matteo <kundor at kundor.org> wrote:
> On Friday 19 November 2004 18:26, Dave Dodge wrote:
> 
> 
> > On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 05:55:47PM -0500, Nick Matteo wrote:
> > > 2) Does anyone know where they get the Expose-like functionality?
> >
> > It might be this:
> >
> >   http://kompose.berlios.de/
> >
> > Note that it uses imlib2 to scale windows, I assume entirely in
> > software, so you'll probably need a very fast machine.  I don't know
> > how smoothly it works in action, for example it's not clear whether the
> > windows animate into position like they do with Expose.
> >
> > MacOS renders windows off-screen normally, and with the latest
> > versions can use accelerated compositing and scaling.  So animated
> > window motions and other effects are easier to accomplish there.  The
> > X11 folks are working on implementing a similar compositing model
> > based on OpenGL, I think.
> >
> >                                                   -Dave Dodge
> 
> I just tried kompose out and it does look just like their screenshots, yep.
> 
> It doesn't animate the windows, and it didn't handle my xinerama setup very
> well, so I won't be using it.  But hopefully XComposite will lead to better
> eyecandy soon.
> 
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