Some questions about the switch to Unity in 11.04

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Thu Oct 28 05:15:26 UTC 2010

On Thursday, October 28, 2010 12:57 PM, Tom H wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 12:25 AM, Anthony Papillion<papillion at>  wrote:
>> 1. Does running Unity really mean I will not be able to trade out my
>> desktops? What happens if I don't like it and want to use XFCE instead?
>> Someone said, because of the tight Mutter connection, I won't be able to.
> AFAIK, 11.04'll use compiz not mutter.

mutter...I've heard about compiz but mutter...

>> 2. What kind of performance hit can we reasonably expect? I'm running
>> older hardware (1.6Ghz dual core AMD Sempron with 3GB memory). Will I
>> need to abandon Ubuntu or will my hardware man up and make it?
> Can you run compiz?

All you losers with Intel graphics can go home. Too bad that goes for 
you ATI losers too.

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