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Compiz not working

Postby fstath » Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:11 pm


Compiz just randomly stopped working. I am able to view all the config menus and enable/disable what I like, but nothing works. Its very strange. Any ideas?


Re: Compiz not working

Postby jurig_jts » Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:56 pm

Do you have installed 3D-driver for VGA (ATI / nVidia) ?

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Re: Compiz not working

Postby Version_3 » Thu Jan 15, 2009 10:39 am

When you try to choose a preset Visual Effect in the Appearance menu, what happens? Any errors?

Keep in mind there is a bug where Metacity fights Compiz for control. The fix is to uncheck compositing_manager in (Alt-F2)->gconf-editor->apps->metacity->general.

If its not the bug, then please give us more of what happens. Maybe some output of /var/log/syslog or /var/log messages when you try to enable it.

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