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Compiz Articles & Reviews

Windows 7 & Windows 8 vs. Ubuntu 13.04 &...   Operating Systems   05 Apr 2013
Ubuntu 13.04 Will Improve Gaming On Open-Source GPU...   Operating Systems   26 Jan 2013
Unity 6.6: Still Regressing On Performance?   Operating Systems   29 Sep 2012
Intel Linux OpenGL Driver Remains Slower Than Windows   Display Drivers   25 Sep 2012
Ubuntu Unity Proves Very Slow To KDE, GNOME, Xfce,...   Operating Systems   07 Sep 2012
Ubuntu's Unity/Compiz Gets Even Slower   Operating Systems   04 Sep 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Decision Affects 2D Performance Too   Software   20 Aug 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Has Room To Improve Performance   Software   17 Aug 2012
Intel Ivy Bridge: Unity/Compiz Continues To Impair The...   Software   28 May 2012
Gaming/Graphics Performance On Unity, GNOME, KDE, Xfce   Software   08 Feb 2012
How Unity, Compiz, GNOME Shell & KWin Affect...   Software   30 May 2011
Does Compiz Still Slow Down Your System?   Software   10 Mar 2011
Mutter Can Cause A Gaming/OpenGL Performance Hit Too   Software   21 Jun 2010
KWin Can Cause A Performance Hit Too   Software   24 May 2010
The Cost Of Running Compiz   Software   21 May 2010
AMD Linux 2008 Year in Review   Display Drivers   15 Dec 2008
The New Compiz Fusion Settings Manager   Software   07 Mar 2008
AMD 2007 Year In Review   Display Drivers   26 Dec 2007
Foresight Linux 2.0 Alpha 1   Operating Systems   12 Nov 2007
ATI Open vs. Closed-Source Drivers   Display Drivers   04 Nov 2007
ATI Open vs. Closed AIGLX Performance   Display Drivers   02 Nov 2007
AMD 8.42 Driver Brings Fixes, AIGLX!   Display Drivers   23 Oct 2007
Ubuntu 7.10 + WINE vs. Windows XP   Operating Systems   19 Oct 2007
Mandriva Linux 2008.0 RC1   Operating Systems   09 Sep 2007
ATI R300/400 Linux Performance   Display Drivers   05 Sep 2007
Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 3   Operating Systems   19 Jul 2007
NVIDIA GeForce 7050   Graphics Cards   08 Jul 2007
Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon Tribe 2   Operating Systems   28 Jun 2007
GPUs & Beryl: What is Needed?   Graphics Cards   27 May 2007
BeleniX v0.6 LiveCD   Operating Systems   25 May 2007
MCNLive Virtual City   Operating Systems   11 Feb 2007
Sabayon Linux 3.0 RC2 Mini   Operating Systems   31 Aug 2006
Dapper Drake + Xgl Compiz   Display Drivers   20 Feb 2006

Compiz Linux News

Compiz 0.9.14 Released As First Update In Over Two...   Desktop   16 Feb 2019
AMD Posts Latest Open-Source Linux Patches For...   Radeon   11 Oct 2018
Former Compiz Developer Creating New Window Animation...   GNOME   13 Sep 2018
The Most Popular Linux / Open-Source News Of The Past...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2018
Wayfire Is A New Wayland Compositor That Supports...   Wayland   22 Mar 2018
Arcan 0.5.4 Display Server Released With Durden 0.4...   Desktop   31 Dec 2017
Ubuntu's Reformulated Desktop Was The Talk Of 2017   Ubuntu   30 Dec 2017
NixOS 17.09 Released With GNOME 3.24, Various...   Operating Systems   02 Oct 2017
Knoppix 8.1 Now Available For A Retro Linux Experience...   Operating Systems   27 Sep 2017
The Most Popular Linux News Of The Past 13 Years   Phoronix   29 May 2017
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests...   Phoronix   30 Apr 2017
Former Compiz Developer: Free Software Desktop Might...   Ubuntu   07 Apr 2017
Microsoft Continued With Many Linux/Open-Source...   Microsoft   28 Dec 2016
The Wayland Highlights Of 2016   Wayland   28 Dec 2016
The Android Runtime On Chrome OS Makes Use Of Wayland   Google   07 Sep 2016
Linux Graphics, RX 480 & Other July Excitement;...   Phoronix   31 Jul 2016
Ubuntu's Unity Desktop Can Now Run Natively On Windows   Microsoft   10 Jul 2016
The Most Popular Linux Hardware Reviews & Articles...   Phoronix   06 Jun 2016
The Most Popular Linux News Over The Past 12 Years   Phoronix   04 Jun 2016
Wobbly Windows Support & Other Post-Processing...   Wayland   02 Apr 2016
Linux Mint 17.3 Now In Beta For Xfce/KDE Editions   Operating Systems   26 Dec 2015
Ubuntu 15.10 Just Hit Its Final Beta   Ubuntu   24 Sep 2015
Ubuntu Needs Help Fixing Thousands Of Unity/Compiz...   Ubuntu   15 Sep 2015
The Most Popular Linux & Open-Source News Over The...   Phoronix   05 Jun 2015
Ubuntu 15.04 Released, Now Available For Download   Ubuntu   23 Apr 2015
Wine Developers Are Still Working On Direct3D 10/11...   WINE   05 Feb 2015
Xfce Spin Of Linux Mint 17.1 Released With...   Operating Systems   11 Jan 2015
Compiz 0.8.10 Released   Desktop   09 Jan 2015
Linux Mint 17.1 RCs Out For Xfce & KDE   Operating Systems   17 Dec 2014
Linux Mint 17.1 Released In MATE & Cinnamon...   Operating Systems   29 Nov 2014
There's New In-Fighting Over The Future Of Compiz   Desktop   24 Nov 2014
Linux Mint 17.1 Release Candidate Out   Operating Systems   15 Nov 2014
Compiz 0.9.12 Released, Starts Porting GTK Window...   Ubuntu   06 Nov 2014
Cairo-Dock 3.4 Shows A Lot Of Progress, Works Toward...   Desktop   22 Oct 2014
Unity 8 Desktop Still Planned In Time For Ubuntu 16.04...   Ubuntu   14 Oct 2014
Knoppix 7.4 Plays With Systemd & Compiz   Operating Systems   08 Aug 2014
The DDE 2.0 Desktop Is Looking Nice   Desktop   06 Jul 2014
Deepin 2014 Linux Distribution Released   Operating Systems   06 Jul 2014
The Most Popular Linux Stories Of The Past 10 Years   Phoronix   05 Jun 2014
Unity To Have Anti-Aliased Corners, Full GTK3 Theming   Ubuntu   24 Jan 2014
Using KWin To Power Other Non-KDE Linux Desktops   KDE   27 Nov 2013
Freedreno ARM GPU Driver Keeps Hitting Milestones   Arm   24 Nov 2013
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Won't Be Powered By Mir   Ubuntu   19 Nov 2013
Wayland Support Merged Into XBMC   Wayland   12 Oct 2013
Fedora 20 Alpha RC1 Can Now Be Tested   Fedora   11 Sep 2013
Ubuntu Desktop To Drop PowerPC Support   Hardware   30 Jul 2013
What Linux Distribution Should Be Benchmarked The...   Phoronix   26 Jul 2013
XBMC Ported To Run On Mir Display Server   Multimedia   23 Jul 2013
XBMC Now Runs Well On Wayland   Wayland   17 Jul 2013
Mark Shuttleworth Declares Mir A Performance Win   Ubuntu   09 Jul 2013
AMD Catalyst 13.6 Linux Graphics Driver Beta Released   AMD   28 May 2013
Using Six Monitors With AMD's Open-Source Linux Driver   AMD   19 May 2013
Unity 7, Compiz To Be Polished For Ubuntu 13.10   Ubuntu   16 May 2013
What Was Striking On Phoronix Last Month   Phoronix   01 May 2013
Arch-Based Manjaro Linux Runs Against Ubuntu 13.04   Operating Systems   24 Apr 2013
Experimental Compiz, Unity Work Continues   Ubuntu   29 Mar 2013
Wayland/Weston Fork Now Called Northfield/Norwood   Wayland   25 Mar 2013
Wayland/Weston Gets Forked As "GH-Next"   Wayland   24 Mar 2013
Nouveau vs. NVIDIA Drivers On Quadro Laptop   Nouveau   15 Mar 2013
KWin On Mir: A Solution To Non-Existent Problem   KDE   08 Mar 2013
XBMC Ported To Wayland   Wayland   08 Mar 2013
Canonical Loses Work From Top Compiz Contributor   Ubuntu   08 Mar 2013
The Developers Behind The Mir Display Server   Ubuntu   04 Mar 2013
Ubuntu's Unity Written In Qt/QML For "Unity...   Ubuntu   04 Mar 2013
Qt/GTK Speed On Unity/KDE/Xfce/LXDE/GNOME/Razor   Desktop   28 Feb 2013
Intel Mesa 9.1 Benchmarks On Unity, KDE, Xfce, Etc   Mesa   28 Feb 2013
Ubuntu Touch/Tablet Is Using SurfaceFlinger   Ubuntu   22 Feb 2013
Freedreno Gallium3D Driver Might Be Merged Soon   Hardware   03 Feb 2013
239 News Stories & 20 Articles About Linux This...   Phoronix   31 Jan 2013
CrossOver 12.1 Ditches Wine-Mono   WINE   23 Jan 2013
NVIDIA 313.18 Driver Update Packs A Ton Of Changes   NVIDIA   16 Jan 2013
Compiz Will Not Be Ported To Wayland   Ubuntu   07 Jan 2013
Ubuntu 12.10 Now Unredirects Fullscreen Windows   Linux Gaming   26 Dec 2012
The Most Popular Linux Stories Over Eight Years   Free Software   21 Dec 2012
Mesa, EGL Support For The Buffer-Age Extension   Mesa   20 Dec 2012
NVIDIA 313.09 Linux GPU Driver Benchmarks   NVIDIA   16 Dec 2012
A Slew Of Performance Improvements To Hit Compiz   Desktop   13 Dec 2012
Why KDE Is Great For Gaming On The Linux Desktop   KDE   30 Nov 2012
Ubuntu Prepares To Kill Off Metacity, Ups Compiz   Ubuntu   29 Nov 2012
Compiz To Unredirect Fullscreen Windows By Default   Ubuntu   28 Nov 2012
Ubuntu Developers Realize Need For Non-3D Desktop   Ubuntu   29 Oct 2012
Ubuntu Sees Need To Improve Unity's Performance   Linux Gaming   29 Oct 2012
Ubuntu 13.04 Is Codenamed The "Raring...   Ubuntu   18 Oct 2012
Ubuntu TV Still Being Ported To Unity 3D   Ubuntu   16 Oct 2012
KDE Desktop Won't Force You To Use LLVMpipe   KDE   09 Oct 2012
Ubuntu Unity 6.8 Aims To Fix Performance Problems   Ubuntu   05 Oct 2012
Compiz Being Re-Retired From Fedora   Fedora   05 Oct 2012
September Brought Good Valve, ARM, Linux News   Valve   02 Oct 2012
Nouveau Benchmarks On Ubuntu 12.10   Nouveau   17 Sep 2012
Compiz Working On Unredirected Fullscreen Windows   Ubuntu   13 Sep 2012
Unity Debacle Sets Back Ubuntu On The ARM Desktop   Ubuntu   11 Sep 2012
Ten Suggestions For The GNOME Camp   GNOME   10 Sep 2012
AMD Catalyst For Linux On The "Blacklist Of...   AMD   06 Sep 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Is Also Painful For 2D Performance   Ubuntu   05 Sep 2012
KDE 3.5 Continues To Live Through The Trinity Desktop   KDE   03 Sep 2012
Fedora 17 Doesn't Change The Apple MacBook Pro   Fedora   24 Aug 2012
OpenGL ES 2.0 Support Merged Into Compiz   Desktop   22 Aug 2012
Canonical Comments On The Unity 2D Defenestration   Ubuntu   17 Aug 2012
Ubuntu 12.10 Drops Unity 2D Desktop   Ubuntu   16 Aug 2012
Ubuntu's Unity Desktop Comes To Fedora 17   Fedora   18 Jul 2012