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Win.


I get better window snap than in Windows 7 without having the rest of KDE to bug up/slow down my system and drain my battery.
    
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yeah but it makes gtk+ apps look all ugly smile.gif
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It only touches the window border. Everything else is still Gnome.

Remember I'm running Gnome + KWin. Not KDE + Metacity.
    
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when i tried it, all the apps looked ugly, it was unbearable, reminded me of windows 3.0...
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Try Gnome + Compiz, you get good window snap if you enable it.
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Throw up some screen shots.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mushroomboy;12145293 
Try Gnome + Compiz, you get good window snap if you enable it.

compiz snap sucks compared to kwin's smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mushroomboy;12145293 
Try Gnome + Compiz, you get good window snap if you enable it.
Quote:
Originally Posted by transhour;12145746 
compiz snap sucks compared to kwin's smile.gif

Beat me to it.


Oh and transhour did you just install Gnome and then switch to KWin, or install KDE and switch from a preconfigured Gnome?

Default gnome without and gtk engines does look pretty bland, but thats easily fixed.

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Damn! I sure do love me some space wallpapers. Pretty sweet lookin' for Gnome. smile.gif
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That doesn't look bad at all. If I understand this correctly, Kwin is just handling how the window decoration interacts with the desktop but does not create the decoration itself, right?

It's hard to tell because I'm not familiar with your theme.
    
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