Activate Desktop-Effects: Yes/No-Button?

Sarah Hobbs hobbsee at
Thu Sep 27 13:48:23 UTC 2007

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Every time you bring up yet another icon, or yet another popup box
(especially on startup), God kills a kitten.

Please, think of the kittens!

Let's not follow MS Windows' trends, here.

Besides, compiz may grow on people - so they may only wish to turn it
off after they've explored it a bit.


Dominik Wagenfuehr wrote:
> Hello,
> most users welcome the decision to activate Compiz by default. But 
> others are a little bit unhappy with it [1][2]. So I suggest that you 
> will ask if Compiz should be activated after the installation. Show a 
> little window that explains in a few details what Compiz is and ask the 
> user if he want to activate it (if his card supports the feature).
> I think you will make more users happy with this question than activate 
> Compiz on PCs where the users do not want to have it. (And yes, there 
> are some of these guys out there.)
> Greetings, Dominik
> PS: And yes, I know that you can deactivate Compiz with a few clicks, 
> but why do not let the user decide?
> [1] (German)
> [2] (German)
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