Ubuntu switching to Unity Desktop

Brian David beejunk at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 03:50:45 BST 2010

On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 2:32 AM, Chris Jones <chrisjones at comcen.com.au>wrote:

> On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 09:17 +0200, Antoine Thomas wrote:>
> I am not so sure about that.
> I have tested Unity in its current form on my onboard Intel i865 video
> chipset which can run Compiz just fine. Yet Unity simply does not work,
> on the same hardware.
> Although this may change as development comes along.
> Regards
> --
> Chris Jones

I believe that Unity does not currently use Compiz, although it will by the
time of Natty's release.  In order to use Unity on a desktop right now,
you'll want to make sure Compiz is turned off (at least, such is the case
with my computer).  I always have Compiz turned off, anyway, because it
introduces noticeably slower performance with certain applications (GIMP in
-Brian David
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