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XFree86 is dead (if you ask me) and is here to replace that overweight non-moving dog. Here are some of the great new features in the latest release candidate!

By GweeDo767
Two windows, using "fake" transparency and no drop shadows.
Same two windows with REAL transparency (see, not just the background under the konsole)
Lets layer those windows to really get the full effect!
Wow... even a web page as a layer now!
And last but not least, lets add some drop shadows!

Due not that the slight decay in the images is due to the JPEG compression. The images are beautiful on screen and render smooth and fast thanks to XDamage. Enjoy!

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