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Shell and Zeitgeist: the future of GNOME?

Shell and Zeitgeist: the future of GNOME?

Posted Apr 30, 2009 7:33 UTC (Thu) by tajyrink (subscriber, #2750)
In reply to: Shell and Zeitgeist: the future of GNOME? by ikm
Parent article: Shell and Zeitgeist: the future of GNOME?

They are not demanding, NVIDIA just sucks. To say it in short. Even Intel graphics with maybe 1/10th of processing power and bandwidth of your 7800GT works pretty fluently compiz.

By the time these applications are ready, either a) NVIDIA fixes their drivers (very probable, but specific card owners might be left in the cold), b) Nouveau will come to the rescue from binary blobs c) change to FLOSS-friendly manufacturer (AMD, Intel, maybe Via soon).


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Shell and Zeitgeist: the future of GNOME?

Posted Apr 30, 2009 8:25 UTC (Thu) by ikm (subscriber, #493) [Link]

Actually, my experience with Intel was a bit worse than with Nvidia. Anyways, drivers or whatnot - my main point is that right now Linux desktop isn't at the place where it can just silently enable Compiz and suppose everything would work nicely. The "try another card" approach doesn't pass muster here.


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