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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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