[ubuntu-uk] Compiz and gtk-window-decorator

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Mon Apr 14 21:37:20 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 21:26 +0100, Tan Xuan You wrote:
> Hi all,
> I think this has been a prevalent problem recently, yet I find myself
> stumped by it.
> Basically, whenever I enable any level of compiz using System ->
> Preferences -> Appearance -> Visual Effects, gtk-window decorator fails
> to paint my window decorations. Titlebar, window border are all gone,
> and gnome-terminal is a big white screen, no matter how I try to force
> the settings.


I don't know if it will work for you, but when I was seeing this with
Nvidia I did some searching and found that adding

  Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"

to the "Device" section of my xorg.conf helped.



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