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  1. #1

    is there any way in linux to do OSX-style GUI acceleration?

    you know how OSX the entire GUI in openGL, so that it can be hardware accelerated by the graphics chip and take a load off the CPU?
    It's fantastic because it makes even a slow machine seem soooo much snappier and less aggravating than one without openGL gui accel.
    IMHO, I think that was one of the best ideas ever in HCI/usability

    so is there any way to do that sort of thing in linux? if so, what do I need to do it?

  2. #2
    As far as I know, you cannot do this.

    Although if you use the command line things are pretty snappy.

  3. #3
    You should be fine if you set the correct driver for your video card in your X config.

    example: driver "nv" works for nvidia, but for acceleration, you need to install the driver "nvidia"

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