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Ubuntu 7.10 Review (Gutsy Gibbon)

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In 7.10 Ubuntu automatically enables Compiz Fusion, which allows for 3-D candy, providing the video card installed in the system supports hardware acceleration out of the box. If not, then Ubuntu will enable the effects automatically the next time the computer is started with a binary driver installed. The 3-D effects come in two levels: Normal, the default, which enables only some effects (such as compositing, shadows, and animated minimizing) in order to keep the used resources at a minimal level, and Extra, which allows for the most effects (such as window wobbling, animated workspace switching, and transparency).
 read more | mail this link | score:4957 | -Ray, October 26, 2007
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