Future of "Desktop Effects" in Feisty?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Wed May 23 05:55:25 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-22 at 22:01 -0600, debiani386 wrote:
> (i have an ati radion xpress200), and it wasnt compatible

You should be able to run Xgl with this card, but not AIGLX. See here:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Video_Card_Support_Under_XGL. Thus, you
cannot use the automatic setup of desktop effects, but need to do a
manual setup of Xgl:

Then you should be able to run Ubuntu's compiz (instructions are linked
from above link). If you want to run beryl, you cannot use Ubuntu's
since it does not support Xgl:

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