Problem post upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 when extra visual effects is enabled

NoOp glgxg at
Wed Apr 29 18:14:07 UTC 2009

On 04/29/2009 03:48 AM, Venu K wrote:
> Hi ,
> I recently upgraded my Dell XPS laptop to Ubuntu 9.04. I have enabled extra
> visual effects , this causes problems with my Netbeans tool.
> When I start Netbeans a blank window is shown. If I disable and enable extra
> visual effects things work fine(i,e Menu and other windows in Netbeans shows
> up). How can I fix this issue. Any help is appreciated. I have attached
> system information for your reference.

This sounds like the very old "AddARGBGLXVisuals" bug:

I noticed on one machine when I upgraded from hardy-intrepid-jaunty that
I wasn't getting menus & boarders in termial windows, etc. I went back
and plugged in my old xorg.conf which includes 'Option
"AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"' - mine are in the Modes section, logged
out/in and all is well again. You can also use 'gksu
/usr/bin/nvidia-settings' (or System|Administration|NVIDIA X Server
Settings) and let that manager modify for you (don't forget to save the
new settings). If you do not have this installed, then:

$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings

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