February 2nd, 2007 by Keith

Beryl 0.2.0 RC1 Released

Posted in Development Software, Graphics, Linux, Site News, Utilities


The first release candidate version of Beryl 0.2.0 is now available. This preview release is almost a finalised form of the final version, less some bug fixes.

Some noticeable bugs include 3D animations and heliodor, which do not play nice all the time. Also, Nvidia users will still experience the same tired black window bug, which is due to drive issue.

Major Changes

  • * Window Thumbnail Plugin
  • * Group With Tabs Plugin
  • * Ring Switcher
  • * Better Placement Algorithms
  • * Better Multihead Support
  • * Snapping Windows without Wobbly
  • * Show Desktop has been replaced with Fade Desktop
  • * Easier to use Configuration Frontend
  • * 3D Animation Effects
  • * Support Jpeg Image Format
  • * Focus Stealing Prevention Work
  • * Better Memory Usage
  • * many many smaller things…

Source codes are available for download from the link below. Beryl is also offered on some of the distributions, i.e. Knoppix (Live CD), Fedora Core, Gentoo Linux, Ubuntu and openSUSE.

Download Link
Beryl 0.2.0 RC1

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