[ubuntu-uk] Compiz ?

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk
Mon Oct 29 08:30:23 GMT 2007


Ted wrote:
> Tony Arnold wrote:
>> Ted,
>> Ted wrote:
>>> I have two drives with Sidux on hda and Gutsy on hdb...I have compiz
>>> running on Sidux but cannot get it running on Gutsy..I get the error
>>> message.......
>>> Enabling Xgl with nVidia drivers...
>>> Starting emerald
>>> /usr/bin/compiz.real (video) - Warn: No 8 bit GLX pixmap format, 
>>> disabling YV12 image format
>>> I have tried moving the xorg.conf from my Sidux installation but still 
>>> get the error
>>> message.... xserver-xgl is installed...Any help appreciated....
>> Which nvidia driver are you using? I think you need the restricted
>> binary only one for Compiz to work.
>> Regards,
>> Tony.
> Thanks for the reply..I am using the restricted driver, same one I am 
> using in Sidux...

The only other thing I would try is to run

	dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

and see if that makes any difference.

If not, I have no idea!

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