Why does my system dim and go grey sometimes?

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 24 20:02:25 UTC 2009

On 01/24/2009 06:54 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> mark Pyles wrote:
>> I don't think I have desktop affect on (at least not that I know of) and
>> I don't have compiz installed.
> I think you have to - that's what makes the windows go grey.
> Do: "ps aux | grep compiz"

It won't matter - even with compiz on some applications will go grey if
they are busy. It's akin to the windows hourglass... it's just telling
you that the app is busy and can't be used until it's finished. In many
cases (browsers especially) it doesn't seem to matter how much memory
you have physically.

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