Window Icons on wrong side.

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 13:40:56 UTC 2010


On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 10:52 AM, Tony Arnold
<tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
> Liam,
>
> Liam Proven wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 11, 2010 at 7:14 PM, Tony Arnold
>> <tony.arnold at manchester.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> Liam,
>>>
>>> On 11/04/10 18:39, Liam Proven wrote:
>>>
>>>> Oh! That's strange. I only have it running on my laptop so far
>>>> (although I've tried the LiveCD on a couple of machines, both 64-bit
>>>> and 32-bit). On my somewhat elderly Thinkpad X31, Compiz works fine -
>>>> indeed, better than it ever did on 9.x on this machine, where
>>>> everything was unusably slow unless I manually disabled DRI in
>>>> xorg.conf.
>>>>
>>>> What 3D drivers are you using for it?
>>> I don't know. How do I find out?
>>
>> What does System | Administration | Hardware drivers say? Or you could
>> post your xorg.conf file. Or see if you have an nvidia-settings
>> command and if you do what it says when you run it.
>
> OK. lshw shows I'm using the i915 driver, so it's an Intel graphics card.
>
> xorg.conf does not exist. The upgrade renamed it to
> xorg.conf.dist-upgrade-200910171323 which is empty!

Ahhh, right. I think Intel disclosed the details of their (very poor)
3D chipset-integrated graphics, so the standard Free driver has
hardware acceleration and AFAIK there is no proprietary alternative.

As such, I'm not sure there's much you can do, I'm afraid.

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