Compiz and darkening windows (that hang).

Paul S paulatgm at
Sun Nov 25 03:15:48 UTC 2007

Caleb Marcus said the following on 11/24/2007 09:31 PM:
> On Sat, 2007-11-24 at 19:25 -0700, Scott (angrykeyboarder) wrote:
>> That was my guess, but I wasn't sure. It's just seemed like apps
>> (notably Firefox and Thunderbird) hang more than they did without it.
>> OTOH, Firefox and Thunderbird hang a lot, regardless. :)
>> -- 
>>             Scott
>> I've never used an OS I didn't (dis)like.
>> ©2007 angrykeyboarder™ & Elmer Fudd. All Wites Wesewved
> I don't know if I've ever noticed apps hanging more with Compiz... 
> perhaps they always hung with that frequency, but you never noticed it 
> before Compiz started telling you about it.

I don't understand what compiz defines as "hung".  For example, when I 
try to open a file dialog in ff, it will hang and darken.  This makes no 
sense to me.  I'd rather not have that "feature" .. has anyone ever 
figured a way to turn it off?


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