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Compiz 0.9.2 Is On The Way

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Published on 25 July 2010 08:12 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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One of the Compiz developers has updated his blog about the ongoing work towards the Compiz 0.9.2 release now that Compiz 0.9 was finally released earlier this month.

Since the 0.9.0 release, several more Compiz plug-ins have been ported over to their new code-base, including dodge windows, dim dialog, simple animations, screensaver, anaglyph, toggle decoration, freewins, desktopclick, and mousetrails. Some of the plug-ins being tackled next for porting from the old Compiz 0.8 code-base is animations plus, Newton (a physics engine implementation for Compiz), and sound (ALSA-based sound events).

Within the next week or so there is also supposed to be a road-map that will be publicly released with more of the larger features that are being planned for integration into Compiz 0.9.2. The mentioned blog post can be read at WordPress.

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