Compiz 0.8.10 Released

Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop on 9 January 2015 at 09:05 AM EST. 21 Comments
Following the in-fighting over the future of Compiz that happened back in November, Scott Moreau has proclaimed the release this week of Compiz v0.8.10.

Scott previously declared himself the maintainer of Compiz 0.8 while other developers have been working on their own Compiz 0.8 based code. Compiz 0.8 is preferred by some over the newer Compiz 0.9 code used in Ubuntu as it has more features and the stability should be comparable. Compiz 0.9 was the rewrite in C++ that brought a new API and many other changes.

While the 0.8.10 release announcement covers the build procedures, it doesn't detail what exactly has been changed/added to this new release. Try if you wish but be forewarned it breaks compatibility with Compiz 0.9 packages.
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