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  • The Different Back-Ends To KDE's KWin

    Phoronix: The Different Back-Ends To KDE's KWin

    It was just yesterday that Martin Gr??lin, the lead KWin developer, had written yet another insightful blog post about the underlying improvements to KWin in KDE SC 4.7, but now he's back at it again today. This time he's writing about the different rendering back-ends that are available for KWin...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=OTUwMQ

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    Does someone have some info about why AMD catalyst is blacklisted?

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    • #3
      Originally posted by bulletxt View Post
      Does someone have some info about why AMD catalyst is blacklisted?
      I'm not sure about this, but I believe it's an issue with performance rather than crashes or misrendering. People have just said it's too slow to use.

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        Thanks for keeping us informed about KDE, Michael ^^,

        The Kwin OpenGL choices are favorable for free software ^^, I hope they won't use floating point though. Maybe doubles for fancy effects?

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          xinerama support?

          will any of this work on a multi-display set-up using xinerama?

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