@simon how times change, I guess. My fun was always getting rid of those fancy animations and useless stuff, back in the days.
@simon yeh right. But according to your kids they would love that to be on by default, haha. :D Thats what I meant actually.
@simon I use subtly wobbly / translucent windows, and the cube animation for switching virtual screens.
I feel that unintrusive animations are not just eye candy: they help me spacially track things, so my brain knows that my email is "behind the right corner" and I just need to rotate my screen to get to it.
I just think the default speed of animations is annoyingly slow, so I make them really fast!
@polarhive @simon if you want to have some fun with them, run xroach without telling them. Cockroaches will start walking around and when they move the mouse the roaches scatter under windows. Then when the move a window, it exposes a few which then bolt under another window. Really authentic and creapy. It's an old app though.. not sure if it's still maintained.
@simon I started my Linux experience also with wobbly and fancy window animations. Nowadays I disable all animations even on Android 😂 🙈
@simon I run compiz over mate, so I have Mate as my desktop environment, with compiz running over it, and I get wobbly windows and exploding windows when they close. I went to Mate because KDE stopped doing the desktop cube, which is just as essential as wobbly windows. :) Compiz still has the cube.
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