Ubuntu switching to Unity Desktop
beejunk at gmail.com
Sun Oct 31 07:29:52 GMT 2010
On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 8:15 PM, Chris Jones <chrisjones at comcen.com.au>wrote:
> 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?
> Chris Jones
We are having a simple communication error. I was saying that GIMP is
noticeably slower with Compiz enabled, not disabled. In other words, we are
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