Problem getting Beryl Working on Feisty

Kevin C. Smith kevin at
Thu May 3 00:48:34 UTC 2007

Try, if you haven't already:

sudo nvidia-xconfig --composite --allow-glx-with-composite
--render-accel --add-argb-glx-visuals

Log out of gnome.
Then Ctr+Alt+Backspace will restart X
Log back in. Should work now.

On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 17:18 +0100, Ben Edwards wrote:
> Have been using
> to try to get Beryl working, I have however previously installed the
> 'Official' Ubuntu Beryl packages (not sure if this is relevant).  I
> have installed the 'new' binary nVidia drivers and they seemed to work
> (were in fact VERY fast).
> Anyway if I forrloed the instructions, restarted gdm and when I turn
> on the desktop affects in the Ubuntu (Preferences?) menu I get wobbly
> windows (but the desktop switch is not working).  Thing is as soon as
> I start the beryl-manager I seem to loose the windows manager (i.e. I
> can see/use the windows but the theme has gone and I can move/resize
> windows).
> Any idea whats going on?
> Ben
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