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How (Beryl and Compiz) are helping Linux

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Composite project is helping Linux in gaining more users, specially those trying to view the 3D effects using XP (they can't) or Vista (Linux does better with less)
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Yod'm 3D - playing catchup

Via Hackszine, it turns out there's a freeware utility named Yod'm 3D that runs on Win2K/XP/Vista that gives you a 4-faced desktop cube with background wallpaper visible when you switch faces.

And that's it. No top or bottom; no plethora of visual effects or stylings. Plus it's slower than a dog on hardware that Beryl's acceptably speedy on.

At least it's free!

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Learning The Linux File System

Before we get started, let’s avoid any confusion. There are two meanings to the term “File System” in the wonderful world of computing: First, there is the system of files and the directory structure that all of your data is stored in. Second, is the format scheme that is used to write data on mass storage devices like hard drives and SSD’s. We are going to be talking about the first kind of file system here because the average user will interact with his or her file system every time they use a computer, the format that data is written in on their storage devices is usually of little concern to them. The many different file systems that can be used on storage is really only interesting to hardware geeks and is best saved for another discussion. Now that that’s cleared up, we can press on. (Read the rest at Freedom Penguin)

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