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How To: Xgl and Compiz on Ubuntu Dapper

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Xgl along with compiz offer new features to the Unix Desktop Environment.

Xgl is a new Xserver on top of OpenGL and compiz the window manager using Xgl enhancements.

This How to will go though the installation process and the way to configure it in Gnome.

Since early 2006, Xgl has joinned the open source community and is hosted at freedesktop.org . You can get it from source or download it from the dapper repositories.

Open a terminal and type:

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