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Xcompmgr Alternatives

Xcompmgr is described as 'simple composite manager capable of rendering drop shadows and primitive window transparency. Designed solely as a proof-of-concept, Xcompmgr is a lightweight alternative to Compiz and similar composite managers' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are three alternatives to Xcompmgr for Linux, BSD and FreeBSD. The best alternative is Wayfire, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Xcompmgr are picom and Compton.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Xcompmgr is a simple composite manager capable of rendering drop shadows and primitive window transparency. Designed solely...

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    Wayfire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • FreeBSD

    Wayfire is a 3D Wayland compositor, inspired by Compiz and based on wlroots. It aims to create a customizable, extendable and lightweight environment without sacrificing its appearance.

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  2. picom

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Picom is a standalone compositor for Xorg, suitable for use with window managers that do not provide compositing. Picom is a fork of compton, which is a fork of xcompmgr-dana, which in turn is a fork of xcompmgr.

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    Compton

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Compton is a compositor for X, and a fork of xcompmgr-dana.

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    Discontinued

    last commit on the github repository: 30 Apr 2017and already have a active fork: picom

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