Posts Tagged ‘compiz’

Vertical dual screen setup with XRandR and Compiz

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

I recently bought a Samsung Syncmaster. As opposed to the last time I tried to setup my second screen in a vertical position it worked this time. The Samsung screen has the same viewing angle and picture quality when positioned vertically as it has when positioned default horizontally.... Read More

Bitchware and Envyware

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008

I really like Ubuntu with apt-get and synaptic to manage and install software, the total freedom to customize and yadayada you’ve all heard it before. However, sometimes the experience is not so pleasant, crazy actually, the first incident happened in the very beginning of my Ubuntu usage about 2 years ago. The culprit then was Beryl (now Compiz Fusion). After installing Beryl on my Nvidia powered desktop machine at home it started to randomly freeze the living shit out of it in a completely random way. It’s a total horror to have the coolest windowing in the world and it isn’t working, so close but yet so far away! That was the first time I realized I was feeling something I had never felt before as a Windows user, or in this context for that matter, envy. ... Read More