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Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Attemping XGL and Compiz today

Ok today is the day I'm going to attempt to add XGL and Compiz to my Ubuntu Dapper install.  I've read a few walkthroughs and I think I have the basics down.  I'll let you all know how it goes.

For those who dont know, XGL and Compiz are software packages that add OpenGL 3d-acceleration to the Linux desktop, giving it OS X and Windows Vista- like effects.  You can see an example below: