How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

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How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby EricRG on Wed Dec 26, 2007 7:34 am

Hello,

I use Celena. It's very easy to use nvidia and beryl (thanks) so it works fine.

But, I can't (or don't know) how to have the "cube effect" !!!

On Ubuntu, I could have multiple desktops (on one monitor) and I don't know how to add some to Celena...
Maybe that's the reason why the "cube" doesn't work.

(Ok, I know you've to use ctrl+alt to move the windows but when I try to drag one outside the screen I don't see the cube).

(sorry for my english, i'm french ;-) )

Oh, I was about to forget : Happy chrismas to everybody ;-D
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Re: How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby Ralphnaderchop on Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:01 am

Hey, I know this one! Go to preferences>appearance>visual effects and select extra. Now that should enable you to use the cube. To use the cube hold control+alt and hold the left click down on the mouse and move the mouse. Now how to I erase the writing I draw on my screen with out logging my user out?
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Re: How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby EricRG on Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:35 am

Hello (again)

well , thanks but it's too late !!!

I mean.. I didn't do anything special but now I have a wonderful (!) black screen so I have a new question :
how do you stop the 3D effect within a console (the root console !) from a user ?

grrr !!!

i had to make a new user with the root to be able to use my computer again !!!
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Re: How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby newW2 on Wed Dec 26, 2007 10:04 am

Please give more information on this issue. You can run "dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg" to reconfigure, but let's hear more on the specifics.
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Re: How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby EricRG on Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:10 pm

I use Celena.
I clicked on "Desktop Effects" and Celena installed the drivers for my nvidia card.
I started again and it worked fine (I saw it with trying some screensavers like infotunnel).
i used again "desktop effect" to have Beryl. it worked fine (i could see the new funny windows' moves)

and later on, when I restarted my linux : i had only a black screen with nothing on it !

yelp!
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Re: How to use beryl ? (yes, it's a newbie questions !!!) :-)

Postby EricRG on Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:50 am

hello,

I just try my old username today and now it works (I don't try to understand !!!)
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