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Beryl style desktop on vista (3d cube)

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i was looking around and i noticed vista now has a 3d cube style desktop like in beryl and compiz and what not.. check it out

http://www.tweakvista.com/Article39150.aspx
    
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i was looking around and i noticed vista now has a 3d cube style desktop like in beryl and compiz and what not.. check it out

http://www.tweakvista.com/Article39150.aspx
Just tried it. The sides of the cube aren't still showing in real-time, it's more like 4 screenshots on a cube. CPU usage jumps WAY up while it's working (with "hardware acceleration" enabled) and it doesn't include anything truly useful like being able to show real-time previews of all open windows on one screen just by moving the mouse cursor to the top right of the screen. It's definately not as useful as Beryl, and Beryl actually decreases CPU load when moving windows around compared to other window managers on Linux.

But other than that... it looks cool.
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yea i just tried it.. i think its rather lame ... there is no free grab to spin the cube.. no top and bottom.. but its a start..
    
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