Ubuntu switching to Unity Desktop

Chris Jones chrisjones at comcen.com.au
Sun Oct 31 01:15:02 GMT 2010

On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 21:50 -0500, Brian David wrote:

> 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 particular).
> -- 
> -Brian David

I do not use Compiz at current. And at the time of testing Unity, it
still did not work with Compiz disabled.

I have no dramas with performance in The Gimp with Compiz disabled. Why
do you suggest there is a performance hit with it disabled?



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