LCA: Updates on the X Window System
Posted Jan 26, 2007 6:03 UTC (Fri) by bronson
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Because it's not fast. On most hardware, it takes many seconds of blackness for the graphics card to reset and the monitor to sync back up. Users do not like this at all. The blank screen and flickering tends to scare them. Just ask my girlfriend; she uses my account because she really doesn't like the couple seconds it takes to switch.
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