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Re: Fedora 12 Graphics Issues: Cancel F13 and concentrate on fixing F12 ?



On Sat, 28 Nov 2009 00:32:04 +0100
drago01 <drago01 gmail com> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 11:29 PM, Felix Miata <mrmazda earthlink net>
> wrote:
> > On 2009/11/28 03:01 (GMT+0530) Rahul Sundaram composed:
> >
> >> Huh? Your perspective just seems very odd.  In a year, if we don't
> >> have a composited desktop by default in Fedora, I would be very
> >> very surprised. Just watch.
> >
> > Good thing all puters don't depend on batteries for power.
> 
> It does not matter how often people repeat that (and even if KDE has
> an option to "disable composting to save power") just running a
> composite manager should NOT require any more power.
> If it does it is just broken. In fact it should use LESS power if done
> right (less wakeups because you don't have to update the whole screen
> every time something changes),
> 
> Let me say this again a cm DOES NOT require more power than a non
> composited desktop. (notice the NOT)

sadly I am no longer convinced you are correct.
But to each their own..... in the long run we'll end up with whatever
solution is best, whichever it is.



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