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Postby Taranisstl » Thu Nov 15, 2007 7:13 pm

I just installed 4.0b KDE into a VirtualBox VM. Everything seems to be working well. Open Office says it is crashing when I close it, but other than that seems to be running like a top.

How do you enable Compiz? I remember in 3.1 Gnome all I had to do was click on Beryl in the menu and it work out of the box. is the 4.0b KDE eye candy ready?


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Postby Husse » Fri Nov 16, 2007 6:36 am

I think it's like in Daryna gnome. You find it in "Appereance" not sure though
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Postby acegeezer » Sun Nov 18, 2007 6:11 pm

Provided your drivers are OK, this is what I had to do in Daryna 4.0

After I had gone into 'Appearance' .. Visual effects (select Extra) I had to install Compiz Manager to get the "Advanced Desktop Effect Settings"

sudo aptitude install compizconfig-settings-manager

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Re: Eye Candy

Postby bill w » Tue Nov 20, 2007 9:26 pm

In Gutsy, I did all the above, but still had to install a Compiz-Fusion Icon from synaptic. It listed itself under system tools, then when I clicked it it would load into the notification panel...but only with a blank space (haha). Then I would right click the blank space and get the setting options, where I could make compiz the windows manager and emerald the windows theme, then it was active. Whew.

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