Metacity as a compositing manager

Scott James Remnant scott at
Tue Feb 10 13:13:50 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-02-09 at 13:39 -0800, Dylan McCall wrote:

> Another thing worth noting is that Ubuntu's /default/ effects via Compiz
> are very modest. In fact, they provide the same general features as
> Metacity's compositor does by default with about a quarter the standards
> compliance.
Not true.

The only effect provided by the Metacity compositor is drop-shadows.
Otherwise all other effects are not available.

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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