Why does my system dim and go grey sometimes?

Derek Broughton derek at pointerstop.ca
Sat Jan 24 20:44:15 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:

> 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.

No, really, I turned this off by eliminating compiz (completely removed it).  
I _never_ get the greyed windows any more - even though I am woefully short 
of memory, and windows are often busy.

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