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Re: Sliding desktop


If I turn the blur off in ccsm it performs far better, but is unusable due
to the text being unreadable. I actually have no problem with the blur in
windows aero on the ironlake card, the active blur in kwin/plasma is also
fine, its only the unity dash's blur that performs so poorly.

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Ian Santopietro <isantop@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Is it really the blur that's causing slowdowns though? From conversations
> I've had with Unity engineers, the blur is not a particularly intensive
> effect, Atty least not in the way that Unity implements it. Remember, just
> because Window's blur is slow, doesn't mean Unity's will be as well.
> On Nov 12, 2012 2:44 PM, "Brandon Watkins" <bwat47@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>  On 11/12/2012 02:40 PM, balint777@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> I have made a really quick mockup about what i think would solve 2 things
>> i dont like about the current implementation of unity.
>>    - The blurred dash slows down the overall unity experience.
>>    Especially on non-intel devices and while runnung dynamically rendered
>>    content (video or games).
>>    - The close button is in the corner in place of the ubuntu logo right
>>    now.
>> What do you think?
>>  --
>> Csonka Bálint
>>  I'd take any alternative over the blur, in my experience its unusable
>> slow on any chips pre-sandybridge. For example my older laptop has intel
>> ironlake and the dash blur makes unity totally unusable.
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