[compiz] [ANNOUNCE] compiz-0.4.0
Stephen.Clark at seclark.us
Fri Apr 6 16:47:48 PDT 2007
David Reveman wrote:
>Changes since 0.2.2:
> Some stencil buffer requirements have been removed.
> Focus stealing prevention.
> Fragment attribute interface that allow plugins
> to perform more advanced fragment shading effects while
> integrating properly with other plugins.
> Use composite overlay window for output by default.
> Add file notification API.
> Support for multiple desktops.
> Multi-head support.
> Edge button option has been added to action options. It can
> be used to require a button press for edge actions to
> be triggered.
>* New Plugins
> Blur plugin:
> Provides support for blurring windows and
> contents behind translucent windows.
> Inotify plugin:
> Implements file notification API using inotify.
> Annotate plugin:
> Simple plugin that allows you to draw lines, figures
> and text on top of all windows.
> Clone plugin:
> This plugin makes it possible to make one output
> show the same view of your desktop as another output
> in a very convenient way.
> Window menu icon support.
> Metacity theme support.
> KDE window decorator with support for shadows and opacity.
>'git log compiz-0.2.2..compiz-0.4.0 | git-shortlog' can be used to get a
>complete list of changes since 0.2.2 release.
>Git tag: compiz-0.4.0 (2f47eddce24303c64d278a86df07c278020acbca)
>compiz mailing list
>compiz at lists.freedesktop.org
Neither compiz-0.4.0 or compiz-0.5.0 work on my asus laptop with an
X Window System Version 7.1.1
Release Date: 12 May 2006
Fedora Core 6 - updated to latest
$ compiz --replace
X connection to :0.0 broken (explicit kill or server shutdown)
$ compiz --replace --indirect-rendering
>>libGL warning: 3D driver claims to not support visual 0x4b
>>compiz: GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is not supported by indirect
>>rendering context, trying direct rendering context instead
>>compiz: GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is missing
>>compiz: Failed to manage screen: 0
>>compiz: No manageable screens found on display :0
$ LIBGL_ALWAYS_INDIRECT=1 compiz --replace --indirect-rendering
XIO: fatal IO error 104 (Connection reset by peer) on X server ":0.0"
after 135 requests (133 known processed) with 0 events remaining.
I couldn't prior version of compiz to work either that is why I used beryl.
"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary safety,
deserve neither liberty nor safety." (Ben Franklin)
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decreases." (Thomas Jefferson)
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