[CentOS] Is there in CentOS 5 Compiz?

Michael Schenck limeschenck at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 19:48:53 UTC 2008


CentOS is a "more secure" RHEL, I'm not at all sure where you got "better HW
support"...

By the way, you can always add a repository that has Compiz and still use
CentOS.

What kind of Netbook are you running?

That being said, I am curious to hear how compiz goes.


Best Regards,
Michael Schenck

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 2:39 PM, happymaster23 <happymaster23 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thank you for reply,
>
> but Compiz can be easily switched off when you are on battery and the
> GMA950 have enough power to handle it on 1024*600 resolution. This is no
> problem. I like CentOS because of its stability (and I am using it on
> servers), but I don´t know how it will appear on desktop. Yes, CentOS is
> enterprise operating system and Fedora is multimedia minded, but I think
> that CentOS is better OS with much better HW support (isn´t it?) and this
> multimedia features can be easily added.
>
> I don´t know which one choose :(
>
> 2008/11/13 Michael Schenck <mschenck at limewire.com>
>
>> Compiz is pretty resource intensive.  As a result it will also use your
>> power/(unit time) this might not be the best desktop environment for a
>> netbook.  Assuming it will even play well with the netbook's video card.
>>
>> Good luck,
>> Michael Schenck
>>
>> happymaster23 wrote:
>>
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I have one maybe stupid question - is there in CentOS 5 packages of
>>> Compiz Fusion? I am deciding between Fedora and CentOS to install it to my
>>> netbook and this is one of most important features that I want.
>>>
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