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Compositing window manager

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  1. a component of a computer's graphical user interface that draws windows and/or their borders

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  2. While compositing window managers have earned a reputation for dazzling visual effects, and faster speed, they also play a role in computer usability

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  3. also controls how they are displayed and interact with each other, and the rest of the desktop environment

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  4. The main difference between compositing window manager and a standard window manager is that instead of outputting to a common screen, programs each output first to a separate and independent buffer, or temporary location inside the computer, where t

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  5. The output from these separate buffers is then processed and combined by the window manager, or composited, onto a common desktop

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