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Old 02-05-2007, 12:15 PM   #1
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XGL for Slackware

Some time ago I saw an XGL demo vid from Novell, and I liked what I saw. I don't care about all the options I would get from Compiz/Beryl, and I don't really want to upgrade my Xorg server.

The problem is, I can't seem to find a download source for plain old XGL for Slackware. Does it not exist? Would some other distro's package work?

Old 02-05-2007, 12:40 PM   #2
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AFAIK Xgl require the modular version of Xorg so you won't be able to use it without upgrading your Xorg server.

I made a post with a link to some packages and explanations about installing beryl/Xgl on slackware 11.0 here:

Hope this helps...
Old 02-07-2007, 09:00 PM   #3
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Thanks, that did the trick

Interestingly enough, plain old Compiz runs great on my mobile GeForce 440. Weird.


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