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Ubuntu 9.04 3D Desktop

Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 alpha6 with the latest updates as of 21 March 2009.
Compiz and cairo-dock are enabled.
The demo was recorded with gtk-recordmydesktop and upload to youtube without changes.

I used a Thinkpad T61p with a nvidia card
.

The video was recorded at 1920x1200 15fps at the same time as all those apps where running, sometimes it looks a bit sloppy
, but on the screen of the t61p it looked very fluid and smooth.

I think gtk-recordmydesktop
was probably not able to grab all the video glory from the video card.


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