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    Anyone had a look at some of the ideas coming from Novell re: XGL? Pretty cool stuff!

    http://www.novell.com/linux/xglrelease/


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    Re: XGL

    I really loved that cube idea where you can move your different things between the sides of a cube like watching a movie on one side and having photos on another side and so on and so fourth.

    Any chance mac os will start doing that ?

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    Re: XGL

    Installed it a few weeks ago, ran ok, bit slow though. Maybe when I upgrade my machine...

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    Re: XGL

    Suse 10.1 has full XGL if you want to play.

    http://en.opensuse.org/Released_Version

    Also you can try out the Kororaa XGL LiveCD too.

    http://kororaa.org/static.php?page=s...81203#download

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    Re: XGL

    Is kororaa the gpl violating one?
    I have nothing against them, clearly no evil intended by them, but still, people should know...

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    Re: XGL

    Not proven in court so it's a murky grey area. You should probably read the blog post(s) by the Kororaa developer though if your worried.

    http://kororaa.org/index.php

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    Re: XGL

    I had some problems getting this going with dapper / ATI at home
    Gave up after a friend reported that 3D games are too slow and its still a bit buggy. Using SuSE here so might give it a go when I update to 10.1
    there are some excellent videos over at google:
    http://video.google.com/videosearch?q=xgl

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    Re: XGL

    There's also high quality videos on the Novell site.

    http://www.novell.com/linux/xglrelease/

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    Re: XGL

    I can confirm that this runs very nicely (though can slow down a little) on Ubuntu 6x. I ran it under an nVidia 6600 GT (128MB GDDR3) and the effects are pretty good (on a par with OS X). I took it off because when running VmWare Server it slowed down even more- and I need to study for my MS exams.

    On the subject of Ubuntu- it's cracking. Even better than the last version I tried (v5). Worth a look.

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    Re: XGL

    I ran it until I tried to use xine and it was somewhat slow, having switched back, I really miss the cool effects and cubeness (ctrl-alt-down was actually useful)



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