[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#480587: Bug#480587: xfwm4: Using Compositing causes X to eat major CPU

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Sun May 11 20:35:20 UTC 2008

On Sun, May 11, 2008 at 5:29 AM, Daniel Dickinson <cshore at wightman.ca> wrote:
> With an accelerated video card with composting enabled in xorg.conf and for compositing works under GNOME, using compositing in Window Manager Tweaks results in X consuming huge amounts of CPU bringing the system to a crawl.

Compositing under gnome -- is that with compiz or with the compositor
metacity has gained lately?
Because compiz uses opengl for effects, while xfwm4 and metacity use xrender.

// Alexander

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