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[relnotes] [Fedora Project Wiki] Update of "Docs/Beats/Desktop" by PaulWFrields



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http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/Beats/Desktop

The comment on the change is:
Editorial pass and cleanup

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  == Desktop Effects ==
  
- Users can enable cool new desktop effects by selecting the appropriate options in ''System => Preferences => More Preferences => Desktop Effects''. 
+ AIGLX, from the [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RenderingProject Fedora Rendering Project], is part of the upstream '''X.org 7.1''' release included in Fedora Core 6.  '''X.org''' compositing is enabled by default in this release.  Compositing features in '''Metacity''', the default window manager provided in GNOME, are disabled in this release.  When desktop effects are enabled, '''Metacity''' is replaced by '''Compiz''', an OpenGL compositing window manager that uses AIGLX to provide desktop effects.  
  
- AIGLX, from the [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RenderingProject Fedora Rendering Project], is part of the upstream '''X.org 7.1''' release included in Fedora Core 6.  '''X.org''' compositing is enabled by default in this release.  Compositing features in '''Metacity''', the default window manager provided in GNOME, are disabled in this release.  When desktop effects are enabled, '''Metacity''' is replaced by '''Compiz''', an OpenGL compositing window manager that uses AIGLX to provide desktop effects.  
+ To enable the fancy desktop effects, follow these steps:
+ 
+  1. ''System -> Preferences -> More -> Desktop Effects''
+  1. Log out
+  1. Log back in. {{{compiz}}} should be enabled now.
+ 
+ If you get stuck, please refer to the following thread:
+ 
+  * http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2006-September/msg00382.html
+  * http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2006-September/msg00383.html
  
  A list of hardware that supports these effects is available at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/RenderingProject/aiglx.
  
@@ -18, +27 @@

  
  The '''GNOME Power Manager''' utility now provides detailed, graphical information about power consumption.  To access this information, right click on the applet and select the `Information` menu item.
  
- The GNOME splash screen has been disabled upstream intentionally.  To enable it, use gconf-editor or the following command:
+ The GNOME splash screen has been disabled upstream intentionally.  To enable it, use `gconf-editor` or the following command:
  {{{ gconftool-2 --set /apps/gnome-session/options/show_splash_screen --type bool true
  }}}
  
- The lock screen dialog theme is not connected to the selected screensaver anymore. To enable it, use gconf-editor or the following command:
+ The lock screen dialog theme is not connected to the selected screensaver in this release. To enable it, use `gconf-editor` or the following command:
  
  {{{ gconftool-2 --set  --type string /apps/gnome-screensaver/lock_dialog_theme  "system" 
  }}}
@@ -31, +40 @@

  
  There is no longer a "browser suite" package contained in Fedora Core 6.  The `mozilla` package has been removed.  For equivalent functionality, use `firefox` as a web browser and `thunderbird` as a mail client, or use `seamonkey`, a browser suite distributed in Fedora Extras.
  
- In order to better support certain scripts (such as Indic and some CJK scripts), Fedora builds its '''Firefox''', with permission from the Mozilla Corporation, with the Pango system as its text renderer.  This change may negatively impact performance on some pages.  To disable the use of Pango, set `MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1` in your environment before launching '''Firefox'''.
+ To better support certain scripts (such as Indic and some CJK scripts), Fedora builds its '''Firefox''', with permission from the Mozilla Corporation, with the Pango system as its text renderer.  This change may negatively impact performance on some pages.  To disable the use of Pango, set `MOZ_DISABLE_PANGO=1` in your environment before launching '''Firefox'''.
  
- Gecko based browsers '''Firefox''' and '''Epiphany''' now properly render MathML when using the pango text backend.  Additionally, several issues with the rendering and behavior of text when using the Pango text backend have been resolved.
+ Gecko based browsers '''Firefox''' and '''Epiphany''' now properly render MathML when using the pango text backend.  Additionally, several issues with the rendering and behavior of text when using the Pango text backend have been resolved.  '''Epiphany''' now renders using Pango by default.
- 
- '''Epiphany''' now renders using Pango by default.
  
  == Mail Clients ==
  


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