compiz-kde on Feisty

Mauro Grauso maurograuso at gmail.com
Tue Feb 20 09:06:21 GMT 2007


beryl on edgy works beautifully. after some testing it's now installed on my
default pc.
the only problem I have is that sometimes it doesn't startup correctly, but
it's enough to restart it.


On 2/20/07, Chris Miller <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 2/19/07, Phil Bieber <philbieber at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 2/15/07, Chris Miller <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > In my never-ending quest to make 3D work with KDE (like I had with
> > > Fedora) I've come back to Kubuntu ('cause RPMs suck, and Gnome sucks
> > > worse).
> > >
> > > So, I've gotten a little bit closer to getting 3D to work.  I found
> > > that by installing desktop-effects that I could get kwin to die and
> > > then compiz would start using the gnome window decorator.  That was
> > > cool and all, but it broke Java (only eclipse worked b/c its SWT
> > > framework renders using local widgets, but MY apps didn't for some
> > > weird reason) so I killed it.  I believe that if I can get compiz-kde
> > > to take over and use kwin like it used gnome's window decorator that
> > > all the problems will go away.
> > >
> > > Does anyone know how to do what the "desktop effects" button did, only
> > > tweaking it for KDE?
> > >
> > > --
> > > It's not much, but it's what I call 127.0.0.1
> > >
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> > Hi!
> >
> >  I just assume, that you want to have those nice 3D Desktops, wobbly
> windows
> > and what not. I did that by simply adding the Bery Repositories and then
> > install beryl (and beryl-manager and emerald, I think). I don't have my
> > KUbuntu System handy, so I can't exactly tell you the correct address to
> the
> > repo, but I think it was something like http://ubuntu.berylproject.com.
> Have
> > a look at the Source-o-matic (google it) and you will find the address
> to
> > the repo. This is a way for Beryl, so not sure if it's what you want to
> > have. Also you have to have 3D support enabled, but I guess you know
> that
> > ;-)
>
> I tried Beryl on Dapper and nearly gnawed my arm off it was so...
> incomplete.  The whole idea was brilliant, but the implementation
> still needed much work.  I haven't yet tried it with Feisty, so I'll
> try it again.
>
> --
> It's not much, but it's what I call 127.0.0.1
>
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