Problem getting Beryl Working on Feisty
Kevin C. Smith
kevin at linuxsmith.com
Thu May 3 01:02:31 UTC 2007
It also looks like you are using composite, which has the
desktop switching issue when using the cube.
The "Desktop Effects" is for compsite. To start Beryl use
Application->System Tools->Beryl Manager.
On Wed, 2007-05-02 at 19:48 -0500, Kevin C. Smith wrote:
> 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
> > http://wiki.beryl-project.org/wiki/Install_Beryl_on_Ubuntu_Feisty_with_nVidia
> > 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
> > --
> > Ben Edwards - Bristol, UK
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