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‘compiz’ Archives

HOWTO: Achieve Transparent GTK Themes

HOWTO: Achieve Transparent GTK Themes

Compiz-fusion may be the prime suite of effects on the Linux desktop, but it can’t go too far beyond decorating the windows themselves. What if you could give GTK+ widgets effects themselves? Depending on your theme, you may be able to. This is a quick "howto," but it requires a few things to be in place: Your GTK theme must support RGBA. [...]

Compiz Fusion To Be Dropped

Compiz Fusion To Be Dropped

Ohh noes! Yesterday, we shared that Compiz++ and Nomad would be merged back into Compiz and today there are even more announcements coming out of the Compiz camp. With Compiz not having a clear road-map, a Compiz council has been established to begin charting the future of this compositing window manager. Besides merging Compiz++ and Nomad back [...]

Nomad & Compiz++ To Merge Back Into Compiz

Nomad & Compiz++ To Merge Back Into Compiz

In late 2008 we witnessed the release of Compiz++, a rewrite of the Compiz core in C++ plus other invasive work in order to improve this compositing window manager. With Compiz++ being a branch of Compiz and various other developers working on their own branches, the future of Compiz was unclear, however, today it has been cleared up [...]

The future of Compiz

The future of Compiz

...from the Freedesktop.org Compiz maillist. Where are we going? It's time to start thinking ahead and really figure out how to make Compiz survive, specially in lieu of Dennis' suggestion. The reality is that there has been the equivalent of no progress since the merge. We've basically only been in maintenance mode. The reason for [...]