Activate Desktop-Effects: Yes/No-Button?

Andreas Schildbach andreas at
Fri Sep 28 14:11:33 UTC 2007

Dominik Wagenfuehr wrote:

> most users welcome the decision to activate Compiz by default. But 
> others are a little bit unhappy with it [1][2].

Add me to the list of (currently) unhappy people.

As soon as you have two displays connected, Compiz behaves very strange. 
Not even simple actions like maximizing Windows works correctly [1].

Also, the performance of the current Compiz default settings feels a bit 
lower than Metacity on my Dell X1 (Pentium M 1.1 GHz, Intel i915GMS). 
Extended effects are completely out of reach (mouse moves terribly 




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