Metacity beats compiz-fusion :P

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| Yes! guys and gals, our beloved window manager is kicking ass in composite
| land. There’s a new branch on metacity subversion were developers are working
| on composite features for metacity. So far we have, transparency, shadow and
| ALT+tab Godness, and now that I’m running a composite WM i can use the nice
| MAC OS X like dock bar, AWN. All this without the lag (and CPU masacre)
| introduced in compiz-fusion when scrolling applications.
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http://dagus.org/2007/11/28/metacity...mpiz-fusion-p/

KDE ~3.3+ has all these features as well. KDE 4.0 is stunning and there's also
Metisse.


Related:

Metisse on GNU/Linux demo

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| A demo of Metisse, an X-based window system designed with two goals in
| mind: make it easy to design and implement innovative window
| management techniques and conform to existing standards and be
| robust and efficient enough to be used on a daily basis, making
| it a suitable platform for the evaluation of the proposed techniques
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxsUKX6xXyE


UI innovation:

http://youtube.com/watch?v=Gp8GzKwBdsg


Metisse -- you thought you knew what 3D was?

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| In this article we are going to investigate the features offered
| by this promising project and see if Metisse can compete with
| the popular desktops in terms of ergonomics and ease of use.
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http://polishlinux.org/apps/window-m...w-what-3d-was/


http://youtube.com/watch?v=AT89IOci5FA&NR


http://youtube.com/watch?v=dxsUKX6xXyE


http://youtube.com/watch?v=Gp8GzKwBdsg