Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out. [SOLVED]

Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out. [SOLVED]

Postby lead67 on Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:48 pm

I just install my Linux 9 and I have the cube and cube rotation, etc. but the 3D effect is grayed out. can some one tell me what happened?
thanks
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Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out.

Postby bob5 on Sat Jun 12, 2010 8:11 am

hi

-what is your video card on a Terminal and type :
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sudo lshw -C video
post back the output .

-make you have compiz installed
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 sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-fusion-plugins-extra compiz-fusion-plugins-main compiz-plugins emerald



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Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out.

Postby lead67 on Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:02 am

bob5, this the output of the code you gave me:

*-display
description: VGA compatible controller
product: GT200 [GeForce GTX 260]
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
version: a1
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=nvidia latency=0
resources: irq:16 memory:e6000000-e6ffffff memory:d0000000-dfffffff(prefetchable) memory:e4000000-e5ffffff ioport:b000(size=128) memory:e7000000-e707ffff(prefetchable)

I will execute the next code.
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Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out.

Postby lead67 on Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:06 am

bob5 this the output of the code to get updated, but I see an error at the end:

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-fusion-plugins-extra compiz-fusion-plugins-main compiz-plugins emerald
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
compizconfig-settings-manager is already the newest version.
compiz-fusion-plugins-main is already the newest version.
compiz-plugins is already the newest version.
The following extra packages will be installed:
libemeraldengine0
Recommended packages:
emerald-themes
The following NEW packages will be installed:
compiz-fusion-plugins-extra emerald libemeraldengine0
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 8 not upgraded.
Need to get 2,921kB of archives.
After this operation, 12.3MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
libemeraldengine0 emerald compiz-fusion-plugins-extra
Authentication warning overridden.
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe libemeraldengine0 0.7.2-0ubuntu4 [91.2kB]
Get:2 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe emerald 0.7.2-0ubuntu4 [266kB]
Get:3 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ lucid/universe compiz-fusion-plugins-extra 0.8.4-0ubuntu2 [2,564kB]
Fetched 2,921kB in 20s (141kB/s)
dpkg: status database area is locked by another process
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2)

Did it install something?
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Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out.

Postby lead67 on Mon Jun 14, 2010 12:23 am

Okay, the second time it did updated, see below:

After this operation, 12.3MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
libemeraldengine0 emerald compiz-fusion-plugins-extra
Authentication warning overridden.
Selecting previously deselected package libemeraldengine0.
(Reading database ... 123239 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking libemeraldengine0 (from .../libemeraldengine0_0.7.2-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package emerald.
Unpacking emerald (from .../emerald_0.7.2-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously deselected package compiz-fusion-plugins-extra.
Unpacking compiz-fusion-plugins-extra (from .../compiz-fusion-plugins-extra_0.8.4-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for python-gmenu ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/desktop.en_US.utf8.cache...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for shared-mime-info ...
Processing triggers for python-support ...
Setting up libemeraldengine0 (0.7.2-0ubuntu4) ...

Setting up emerald (0.7.2-0ubuntu4) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/emerald to provide /usr/bin/x-window-decorator (x-window-decorator) in auto mode.

Setting up compiz-fusion-plugins-extra (0.8.4-0ubuntu2) ...

Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
fabio@fabio-desktop ~ $

End success!!! :D I went to simple compizConfiz Setting Manager and there it is the "extra animations and the 3D option.
Thanks for the professional help :D
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Re: Enable 3D Windows grayed out. [SOLVED]

Postby lead67 on Tue Jun 15, 2010 2:05 am

lead67 wrote:I just install my Linux 9 and I have the cube and cube rotation, etc. but the 3D effect is grayed out. can some one tell me what happened?
thanks
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