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  Switching Back to Desktop Linux
Subject:   Switch back and get a better accelerated desktop.
Date:   2006-06-04 13:45:42
From:   PatrickGemmell
Response to: Switch back and get a better accelerated desktop.

Personally I find Xgl + Compiz make it intuitive and quick to work with multiple applications and windows that are spread across virtual desktops. In addition, an aggregation of all the useful features of windowing managers on other operating systems are in there e.g. a show all windows (like 10.3+) and a alt-tab with preview (like Vista).


Because the system is extensible I expect that over time talented developers will create additional useful functionality in a process analogous to that which has made Firefox a superior browser.