Window compositing in LXDE 14.04 [PPC]?

Fritz Hudnut este.el.paz at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 16:43:29 UTC 2015


Homes:

Thanks for the fast reply . . . I'll check it.  Is "compton" created by
hip-hop aficionados???  I could probably drive over and pick it up . . .
after traffic hours, whenever that is . . . .  LA is all about the traffic
. . . .  : - )

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 9:32 AM, Herminio Hernandez Jr. <
herminio.hernandezjr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Compton is great for what you are looking for. See the ppcluddite blog for
> detail on how to set it up.
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
> > On Jul 9, 2015, at 11:17 AM, Fritz Hudnut <este.el.paz at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Folks:
> >
> > I've been continuing my testing of my min-installed XFCE 14.04 for PPC,
> and, kind of a mixed bag . . . it's ***almost*** there in terms of a daily
> frontline system, seems like the kernel figured out how to do "suspend" . .
> . but still, glitchy when it comes to dragging windows and th fan runs
> incessantly for "normal" tasks like typing emails . . . .  Both OSX 10.4.11
> and XFCE 14 seem to have problems loading the Gmail page . . . .
> >
> > Today I thought I'd add LXDE to the mix and had to figure out how to get
> the toolbar moved out of the way of the cairo-dock . . . but then the large
> "shadow" has appeared around the cairo dock.  In XFCE all I had to do was
> open "window manager" and check the "enable compositing" box and I was good
> to go.  Going through the numerous apps that might relate to window
> management in LXDE doesn't show anything like that.
> >
> > Can anyone point me to the application that might be the GUI option to
> enable compositing?  Or, I have to add "compiz" or "metacity" or something,
> which will then let me check the "enable compositing" box?  As it is now
> the blue shadow cuts off a large swath of the screen real estate . . . .
> >
> > Next stop, check and see if Openbox will show the cairo-dock && shadow .
> . . or nothing at all . . . .  : - )  Dang, had to quit C-D just to see the
> send button . . . .
> >
> > F
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