Beryl repo?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Fri Nov 9 19:45:34 UTC 2007

On 09/11/2007, David Vincent <dvincent at> wrote:
> Art Edwards wrote:
> > In fact, it's worse than that. Compiz doesn't work at all for ati, beryl
> > did. So did Ubuntu actually remove the packages from the Feisty
> > repository as well?
> Compiz does work for ATI, please read the list archives and/or use
> Google before you make sweeping statements like that.
> To clarify:  If you have an ATI card and are using the fglrx driver
> which comes in the Ubuntu repositories you do not have AIGLX support and
> Beryl/Compiz/CompizFusion will not work easily.
> If you have an ATI card and are using the open source ATI driver which
> comes with Ubuntu you do not have AIGLX support and
> Beryl/Compiz/ColmpizFusion will not work easily.
> If you are in either of those spots you have two choices:
> 1.  Run an XGL server overlay on your desktop (this is the default in
> Gutsy) and then you can run Beryl/Compiz/CompizFusion (I find the
> performance hit with this method unbearable)
> 2.  Upgrade to the LATEST driver released by ATI
> ( which DOES support AIGLX and
> then you can also run Beryl/Compiz/CompizFusion
> "Dotan Cohen" <dotancohen at>  said:
>  > What's a good, up to date Beryl repo? I've found this one (Trevino):
>  >
> That is the repo I used to get Beryl working on my Feisty installs.
> -d
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Actually, I am on the latest, AIGLX supporting, ATI driver. And Beryl
_did_ work in my previous Feisty install on this machine. I'll go back
to Beryl, as it has the accessability features that I need.

Dotan Cohen

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