How can I reduce the amount of resources used by metacity?

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Metacity can be tuned to minimize the amount of resources that it uses. This can be useful to allow GNOME to run smoother on older machines or to correct misbehaving applications.

You can configure metacity to use this mode by running the following command as the user that is running the current X session:

gconftool-2 --type bool --set /apps/metacity/general/reduced_resou...

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