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  • Started 7 years ago by godsman1985
  • Latest reply from jack7h3r1pp3r
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godsman1985
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shock 4 way and other great Vista things where can i get them

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Aleeve
Posts: 2818

That doesn't really say much - what are you asking?

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JonMCC33
Posts: 266

That crazy Linux cube clone? Google is your friend.

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0zSpitt
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i have cubedesktop, it wasn't free though

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whs
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Oz, What is a cubedesktop?

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JonMCC33
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CubeDesktop: http://www.cubedesktop.com

It's basically a rip off of Linux's Compiz Fusion: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compiz_Fusion

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whs
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It looks like the Aero 3D in cube shape. Is that the idea, that you can pull up different windows fast or does it even allow to install multiple desktops?

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Aleeve
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It's like multiple desktops i think :)
Geek has an article on one which is kinda cubic
The old link he used to have became broken i think - pretty sure the software went bust :(
Here you are!

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whs
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Thanks Aleeve. Sounds neat for those who like eye candy. As you know, I like it "plain".

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JonMCC33
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It's just the Linux Compiz Fusion 3D cube that supports virtual desktops. The problem is that since it requires the Aero interface it needs hardware that supports Aero - mainly a DX9 video card with at least 128MB RAM. Newer onboard video (GMA 3100) supports that.

The Linux Compiz Fusion 3D cube works through OpenGL and even dirt old hardware will work with it.

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Aleeve
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I know!
I am quite similar - everything has to be neat and orderly, and although I don't mind a little sparkle, that would be annoying and get on my nerves!
I also disabled flip3d, although I think that is a standard Vista operating procedure now!

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jack7h3r1pp3r
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@aleeve once you use ubuntu and see the cube you will love the eye candy things it has to offer. hehe i love my ubuntu <3

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