[News] Review (with Screenshots) of the Latest Linux Eye Candy

[News] Review (with Screenshots) of the Latest Linux Eye Candy

Post by Roy Schest » Wed, 07 Feb 2007 11:18:59


Preview of Beryl 0.2.0

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| Basically, Beryl makes OS X and Vista look old and antiquated.
| Enough said..click the read the rest of this entry link for ther
| est of the article.
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Related:

Beryl 0.2.0 RC1 Released

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| Major Changes from 0.1.5:
|
| * Window Thumbnail Plugin
| * Group With Tabs Plugin
| * Ring Switcher
| * Better Placement Algorithms
| * Better Multihead Support
| * Snapping Windows without Wobbly
| * Show Desktop has been replaced with Fade Desktop
| * Easier to use Configuration Frontend
| * 3D Animation Effects
| * Support Jpeg Image Format
| * Focus Stealing Prevention Work
| * Better Memory Usage
| * many many smaller things...
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Some video demos:

Another Beryl 0.1.3 Video

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| Magic Fire, Transparency, Wobbly Windows, 3D Cube, Transparent Cube,
| Skydome, 3D Windows and stuff like it...
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Cool New Beryl Feature: Ring Window Switcher

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| The latest svn release of Beryl sports a cool new ring window switcher.
| You can find it under Beryl Settings Manager -> Window Managemn ->
| Ring Window Switcher.
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Beryl's new 3D animations!

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| "How cool are they?"
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Cool new Beryl Feature: Window Thumbnails

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| When you hover over an application in the taskbar, it will show
| you a LIVE preview of that window. You can set delay, and the size
| of the thumbnail in the Beryl settings manager: Beryl Settings
| Manager -> Extras -> Window thumbnails.
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More videos with older stuff:

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Linux people are nice, Windows aren't

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| This morning I received a comment from jagwah offering me a free copy
| of Ubuntu, thankyou that?s a kind thought, and then there is everytime
| I post something on this blog or on a linux forum, I get a nice
| comment or reply back, very helpful, overall giving me a very nice
| impression of Linux users.
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XGL - Alternative to Windows Aero

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| It seems to me that a lot of people like Windows Vista because of
| the eye-candy Windows Aero that is included in the new OS, well
| there are alternatives and these are seen in most major releases
| of Linux including Mandriva, Ubuntu and Linux Mint.
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Enabling eye cnady has become very simple, as the following Ubuntu
screenshots (walkthrough) show.

Install NVidia driver in Feisty (the easy way)

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| Installation is just click and click - everything is there for you in
| Feisty!
|
| It seems some of you still experience problems, so here is a very
| easy tutorial.
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