Ulrich Grün ulrich.gruen at
Tue Feb 17 18:28:50 GMT 2009

Am Dienstag, 17. Februar 2009 18:04:31 schrieb Neil Winchurst:
> Today I had a look at a few videos on the internet about compiz and
> kubuntu. Well, I agree that there is some very clever programming
> evident and it all looks quite pretty, but apart from all that, is there
> really any advantage to it? Or is it just an example of what the
> Americans call 'eye candy'?

Yes, the latter.
I tried Compiz a few month, and apart from its looks, it's worthless (if you ask me).
It could probably be used to impress MS-Vista users, though.

KDE 4.2 is pretty eye candy too, but more useful in my opinion.

Love and Light,
  " Can't talk to you without talking to me; we're guilty of the same old thing.
        Thinking a lot about less and less, and forgetting the love we bring "
                                     [Grateful Dead, in: 'Althea']
OS: Kubuntu 8.10 (Linux)
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