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visual effects question

Postby Lucuva » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:47 pm

I recently did some tweaking with the effects but then for no reason they stopped and it went back from the custom back to "None" and whenever I try to activate it again it brings up a window looking for the drivers then an error window stating "Desktop effects could not be enabled" any ideas or suggestions?? thanks in advance.
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Re: visual effects question

Postby keplerspeed » Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:42 am

Visual effects are not able to be enabled if the correct driver cannot be found. Go to admin>hardware drivers, and see if an 'accelerated graphics driver' appears. If it is there, install it all then re-enable your visual effects.

If the driver doesnt appear in hardware drivers, issue this command to the terminal so we can see what graphics card you have.

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Re: visual effects question

Postby Nuxer » Tue Feb 10, 2009 5:57 am

Install Compiz check and run to determine what is the problem.

sudo wget -O compiz-check

chmod +x compiz-check


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