Metacity as a compositing manager

Charlie Kravetz cjk at
Mon Feb 9 23:18:35 UTC 2009

On Mon, 9 Feb 2009 14:10:23 -0500
Danny Piccirillo <danny.piccirillo at> wrote:

> Would it be a good idea to plan to use Metacity as the default
> compositing manager for Ubuntu instead of compiz in the future?
> Compiz seems mostly unnecessary. If metacity was used, it would be
> easier on the machine and work for people who don't have the hardware
> for compiz. Anyone who wants all the exra effects can still install
> compiz, but for almost everyone, shouldn't metacity be fine?

I thought Ubuntu moved from Metacity to Compiz just about a year ago?

Charlie Kravetz 
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