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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
While Fedora 17 has a massive amount of features to look forward to, updates to Compiz is likely not on the agenda. In the coming days, Compiz and its related packages for this compositing window manager are likely to be removed from the Fedora 17 package-list.
Compiz is on the list of packages that are set to be "retired" from Fedora. There's a whole list of the packages set to be retired from Fedora 17 in this mailing list message.