Originally Posted by gradinaruvasile
I couldnt reproduce it on Debian Testing+Xfce+compiz - with compiz the clearlooks theme was even faster than without (2.5-2.8 with compiz, ~3.5 with xfwm).
Do you use freetype with patch enabling subpixel rendering? AFAIK default debian freetype package doesn't include this patch. Alt Linux and Ubuntu enable subpixel rendering by default.