Hello, and a question

Chuck Kuecker ckuecker at ckent.org
Sun Feb 7 20:36:05 UTC 2010


Chuck Kuecker wrote:
> NoOp wrote:    
>   
>> Maybe related? Is it an ATI card?
>>
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mesa/+bug/421334
>> [[karmic] Desktop blacked out when Compiz is enabled on -ati driver]
>> which is a dupe of:
>> <https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-ati/+bug/444139>
>> [(Needs KMS) Background and full screen apps don't show up when Normal
>> Visual Effects on (ATI RV100/RV200 chipset)]
>> You might also want to check some of the 'Duplicates of this bug' (right
>> side of the page).
>> Also see the upstream bug:
>> https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24406
>> and the forum pages referenced in that bug:
>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1308027&page=1
>> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1308027&page=4
>>
>> If 444139 applies, you might consider subscribing to the bug report,
>> that way you'll get added comments emailed to you.
>>     
> Yep. It's an old box. It does the job I need it to, though. I don't 
> really need to have anything past the normal desktop, but that older 
> animated engine screen saver was neat. If I can find that, I would be 
> happy.
>
> I'll check out those links.
>
> Thanks again!
>
> Chuck Kuecker
Found my screen savers:

sudo apt-get install xscreensaver-data-extra xscreensaver-gl-extra

Chuck Kuecker







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