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Old 05-02-2014, 03:54 AM   #1
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Compiz comes with Unity or Gnome?


Hi, I want to get Compiz running on one or two computers. One has 6 gb RAM na the other 500 MB RAM.

Do I download Unity or Gnome Ununtu or another distro, with a view to using the net, documents and maybe studio works?
 
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As compiz is a separate entity you could ultimately download whichever distro you like and I believe it can connect to a number of environments
 
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which ditros have it pre-configured?
 
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Haven't played with main stream distros for a while so you would need to look that up.
 
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Ubuntu has compiz by default with their stock Unity graphical interface. The current compiz is not compatible with the new Gnome. So in a distro like Arch you can install Xfce and install Compiz and set up Compiz as Windows manager for Xfce.

I dont know if other distros keep Compiz in their repos other than Ubuntu.
I guess you could go with Xubuntu or Lubuntu and install Compiz from the repo. KDE has lots of eye candies on their graphical interface too. Very similar to Compiz.
 
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