Graphical GIT

smspillaz has started work on a GUI installer for GIT this is really cool for all those who do not feel  comfortable at command line. He makes a really valid point, and one that probably holds true for Linux in general;

Compiz Fusion has attracted a whole bunch of Windows XP and Vista users to the Linux destkop, which is great, but they are used to “Next” installers and are probably not tolerant or familiar with Synaptic, Yum, YAST, and other command line tools to install Compiz“.

Compiz Fusion is the result of a merge between the well-known Beryl composite window manager and Compiz Extras, a community set of improvements to the Compiz composite window manager. Compiz Fusion aims to provide an easy and fun-to-use windowed environment, allowing use of the graphics hardware to render each individual window and the entire screen, to provide some impressive effects, speed and usefulness.

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My Beryl is dead

My Beryl install has died or more honestly it’s not working it maybe Beryl itself or XGL. Beryl is a cool fork of the XGL/Compiz desktop eye candy. I started out with Compiz-quinn and used the installation instructions on the openSuSE site this worked flawlessly on my Nvidia Geforce ti 4800 graphics card and I…