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Old 06-20-2010, 07:58 PM   #1
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"What is the difference between Compiz and Xgl "

Hello ,

I am trying to install 3-D effects on my SLED10SP2 box. I want to use, compiz or Xgl. How do I do that and what is the difference between them ??
Old 06-20-2010, 10:17 PM   #2
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on some systems way back in the day, you had to run xgl to get compiz to shouldn't need to anymore..your best bet is install compiz, compiz settings manager, and fusion-icon... then you just run fusion-icon at startup and it takes care of starting up compiz. There are a ton of articles on google for this, and if I remember correctly, it's actually pretty painless on Suse..
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I don't know the difference between Xgl and compiz.
Personally i used Xgl when i had OpenSUSe 11.2
Now in an ubuntu derivative i use compiz fusion because it's pre-installed

Old 06-21-2010, 12:04 PM   #4
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"Whats difference between Compiz and Xgl"

Hello Guys,

I tried installing compiz from yast2, after small hurdles, I was able to install it and its working now...

Thanks a lot..


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