Disable composition while fullscreen

Registered by Matthew Meloncon on 2013-03-03

It would be nice to have Gala automatically decrease its power needs when an application, such as a 3D game, enters into fullscreen mode. This would be necessary so that the application or game receives the highest framerate, etc., as possible. KDE, Unity, and others have implemented similar features.

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Maybe you should change the title to "Disable composition while fullscreen", because that's what you want. ~Desiderantes

Here is a link on Gnome's implementation for Undirecting Fullscreen windows, which basically means the same thing as disabling composition on fullscreen. I also added a reference from Valve's Github page on Gnome 3's performance hit due to compositing.

https://mail.gnome.org/archives/commits-list/2011-August/msg08415.html
https://github.com/ValveSoftware/steam-for-linux/issues/2163

~Mikhail.Abbas

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