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Make Your Ubuntu Desktop Rotate As a Cylinder/Sphere

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| For Linux users those who like to impress their friends with the the awesome
| Compiz eye candy and desktop effects, here is another new trick that you can
| show: make your desktop rotate as a cylinder or sphere.
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http://maketecheasier.com/make-your-...ere/2008/07/28

Nice screenshots.


Recent:

Compiz and Compiz Fusion 0.7.6 out in wild

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| In the new features there is now a new “Static Switcher” that shows
| thumbnails of all the open windows and moves caret instead of thumbnails.
| Place plugin received a rewrite that enhances it’s multi-display support.
| Gtk-window-decorator is now accesessibilit(a11y) sensitive and ezoom plugin
| now has area zoom, helping people with disabilities to work on computer with
| ease.
|
| Eye-candy? Full sphere!! I’ll let a picture talk for itself.
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http://dev.compiz-fusion.org/~cybero...6-out-in-wild/


Going Ubuntu

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| After watching this video a couple of months back, I vowed that I would
| install Ubuntu in my Laptop this year.
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http://metheblogger.wordpress.com/20.../going-ubuntu/


Ubuntu - Compiz Fusion - Notebook HP

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QyyC...eature=related


Related:

Compiz is the Most Important Thing to Ever Happen to Linux.

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| If the Linux community wants to wipe Windows and Mac out of the OS business
| all they need to do in focus all of their collective efforts on developing
| Compiz. With the combine intelligence of hundreds of thousands of nerds we
| could develop the most pimped out windows management system known to mankind.
| The kids don’t want stability, they want an OS w/ rims that spin.
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http://fffff.at/compiz-is-the-most-i...appen-to-linux


Compiz is Cool – and Why That Matters

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| One of the most vexed questions within the open source world is when, if
| ever, GNU/Linux will take off on the desktop. Strangely, this isn't really
| about capabilities: as someone who has Ubuntu running on both of his main
| systems, I can attest to the fact that GNU/Linux is not just usable, it's a
| downright pleasure to use. In fact, I constantly marvel at how transparent
| open source has become: most of the time I'm simply not aware that I'm using
| it – it just works. * * *
|
| This raises the interesting question: so what's missing? What more does open
| source need to do in order to capture the attention of the general user? I *
| think the answer can be found on this YouTube video. *
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http://www.computerworlduk.com/toolb...=701&blogid=14
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