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

Tan Xuan You xuan.tan07 at imperial.ac.uk
Mon Apr 14 21:54:59 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-14 at 21:37 +0100, James Westby wrote:
> 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.
> Hi,
> 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.
> Thanks,
> James


I've tried adding that line alone to no avail,

sudo nvidia-xconfig --add-argb-glx-visuals also doesn't work,

adding the following lines..
Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"
Option "RenderAccel" "True"
Option "AllowGLXWithComposite" "True"
Option "backingstore" "True"
Option "TripleBuffer" "Tru


also didn't work.

Each time, I tested by enabling compiz via the System menu, then
restarting X by pressing Ctrl-Alt-Backspace. All the times I tested the
window decorations didn't show up.

Thanks for the tip though.


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