desktop effects

Frédéric SOSSON fsosson at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 18:20:39 GMT 2010


It works well now! Thanks Tom.

On 20 February 2010 18:07, Tom Bell <cbell44 at cfl.rr.com> wrote:
> Frédéric SOSSON wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I just installed Kubunutu 9.10 (up2date) running KDE 4.3.2.  I got
>> graphic card nVidia GeForce 8400 GS and no desktop effect  available.
>>
>> When I run "dpkg -l | grep nvidia" I got:
>>
>> ii  nvidia-173-modaliases                173.14.20-0ubuntu5
>> Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
>> ii  nvidia-185-kernel-source             185.18.36-0ubuntu9
>> NVIDIA binary kernel module source
>> ii  nvidia-185-libvdpau                  185.18.36-0ubuntu9
>> Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix
>> ii  nvidia-185-modaliases                185.18.36-0ubuntu9
>> Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
>> ii  nvidia-96-modaliases                 96.43.13-0ubuntu6
>> Modaliases for the NVIDIA binary X.Org drive
>> ii  nvidia-common                        0.2.15.1            Find
>> obsolete NVIDIA drivers
>> ii  nvidia-glx-185                       185.18.36-0ubuntu9
>> NVIDIA binary Xorg driver
>> ii  nvidia-settings                      180.25-0ubuntu1
>> Tool of configuring the NVIDIA graphics driv
>>
>> I guess it's not enough to run visual effect.  Could someone explain
>> how to get full feature?
>>
>> regards,
>>
>>
>> Frédéric
>>
> At the console command line, type:
> nvidia-settings
> At that point you will know if you have the correct drivers
> installed.  That window will allow you to set your driver
> settings.
> Change ONLY what you understand.
> Then you can go to the K-menu -> System Settings ->
> Desktop Effects -> All Effects tab to add whatever you
> wish in the way of desktop features.
> You can add multiple desktops or not.
> You can alter the way Screen Edges work.
> You can change your Screen Saver.
> Enjoy!
>
> Tom
>
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