setting up beryl
dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca
Mon Aug 13 15:51:16 BST 2007
Rutger van Haasteren wrote:
> Hi CJ,
> You should run it with XGL, not with AIGLX. AIGLX does /not/ work ok
> with ATI cards. The ati drivers do not support glx_texture_from_pixmap.
> I had the exact same card (and it sucks imho). At least, I don't think
> ATI has updated their drivers to support this in the past few months.
Rutger is right, the fglrx drivers suck with Beryl. Switch to the
open-source radeon drivers and you'll have better (more stable) results.
(Google is your friend!)
> it also tells me that there is no composit extension. yet i have
> libxcomposite1 downloaded and installed
That said the composite error you see can usually be solved by adding:
Option "Composite" "Enable"
...to the end of your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file.
You might want to join the #beryl channel on irc.freenode.com for better
beryl support too.
Are you using Beryl from SVN? Or from the Feisty repos? Or some other
custom repo you've added?
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