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by Yfrwlf
Fri Jan 09, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Fullscreen Steam movies playing in bottom left of screen
Replies: 7
Views: 1052

Fullscreen Steam movies playing in bottom left of screen

See my Github bug report for this here and please comment to help confirm this bug: Steam Github bug I'm getting this on two completely different computers with different hardware and different displays. When full-screen Steam client Flash movies play they reflect the size of the Steam client window...
by Yfrwlf
Thu Jun 12, 2014 2:46 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [mint 17] 3 annoying bugs: wallpaper reset, tray icon, hidpi
Replies: 19
Views: 5241

Re: [mint 17] 3 annoying bugs: wallpaper reset, tray icon, h

Confirmed, on first load Pidgin's tray icon is hidden but there is a space for it. If you close Pidgin and then restart it the icon shows up fine.
by Yfrwlf
Fri Mar 07, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Install Nvidia proprietary drivers in LinuxMint UPDATED 2014
Replies: 194
Views: 118385

Re: Install Nvidia proprietary drivers in LinuxMint UPDATED

Success, finally! So this is what I did to get mine working with the latest stable nVidia driver 331.49. This was done while I had the 319 version installed with the Linux Mint driver manager (I ended up removing that driver) Not sure if this was needed, but: sudo apt-get install build-essential lin...
by Yfrwlf
Sun Jun 16, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?
Replies: 8
Views: 18963

Re: Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?

To fix video tearing in Cinnamon, try this: 1) Open Terminal 2) Issue the following command: gksu gedit /etc/environment 3) Add to end of file: CLUTTER_PAINT=disable-clipped-redraws:disable-culling CLUTTER_VBLANK=True 4) Reboot and see if that fixes the problem You are my hero. As Oldbwl said maybe...
by Yfrwlf
Sat Jun 15, 2013 11:38 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?
Replies: 8
Views: 18963

Re: Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?

I am having the same issue. I have upgraded my nvidia-equipped laptop from Mint 14 xfce edition to Mint 15 Cinnamon and noticed a slowness with Steam games. It would be nice to be able to switch off the compositor prior to running fullscreen 3d games. Did you try Fluxbox, XFCE, LXDE, or something l...
by Yfrwlf
Sat Jun 08, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?
Replies: 8
Views: 18963

Cinnamon Compositor Screen Tearing in Games - Disable?

I'm sad to say that I cannot switch to Linux Mint 15 over Ubuntu 13.04 if I want to have a nice desktop eperience in both cases, and here's why. Unchecking all check boxes in System Settings > Appearance > Effects, including "Enable desktop effects", does not disable the compositor. Is there a way t...

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