Latest round of updates disabling compuz

Christian Csar cacsar at
Sun Feb 17 23:37:04 UTC 2008

So having pressed reply instead of reply all for two emails, it seems 
that -> when it should be in this case 
./extensions/ I created a second symbolic link and this 
solved the problem.

However it does seem rather strange that is should have occurred at all. 
  Previous to noticing where actually was, I 
reinstalled the nvidia-glx-new, but no such link was present.


> grep glx
> (II) LoadModule: "glx"
> (II) Loading /usr/lib/xorg/modules//
> dlopen: /usr/lib/xorg/modules// cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> (EE) Failed to load /usr/lib/xorg/modules//
> (II) UnloadModule: "glx"
> (EE) Failed to load module "glx" (loader failed, 7)
> grep GLX
> (EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the GLX module; please check in your X
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     log file that the GLX module has been loaded in your X
> (EE) NVIDIA(0):     server, and that the module is the NVIDIA GLX module.  If
> (==) NVIDIA(0): Enabling 32-bit ARGB GLX visuals.
> (II) Loading extension NV-GLX
> So looking in /usr/lib/xorg/modules/ I see that is a symbolic link to, which is not there, and along with some other things, should have been installed by nvidia-glx-new, so I will try reinstalling that package.
> I have restarted since the upgrade and switched kernels.
> Also sorry for the typo in compiz.
> Christian 

Thomas Templin wrote:
> Am So, 17. Februar 2008 06:02:13 schrieb Christian Csar:
> Seems to be an Xorg problem not a comppiz one.
> If you have a look at /var/log/Xorg.0.log you will find lines with glx or GLX 
> in it which say if glx was started or not.
> BTW. Did you restart your computer after the upgrade?
> Ich hab deine Anfrage bekommen weil du bei deiner Anmeldung im Launchpad als 
> Deine Sprache Deutsch eingetragen hast. Daaher nochmal das ganze in Deutsch.
> Dein Problem scheint an Xorg zu liegen und nicht an Compiz.
> Wenn du dir einmal die /var/log/Xorg.0.log anschaust wirst du dort Zeilen mit 
> glx und GLX finden die sagen ob glx gestartet wurde oder nicht.
> Übrigens, Du hast doch den Rechner bereits einmal neu gestartet, oder?
> regards, Tschüss,
> thomas

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