Ubuntu 12.04: Compiz Segfault

Lawrence Houston ubuntu at greenfield.dyndns.org
Sun Apr 29 05:48:00 UTC 2012

Ubuntu Users:

On Sun, 29 Apr 2012, Lucio M Nicolosi wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 11:14 AM, Lawrence Houston
> <ubuntu at greenfield.dyndns.org> wrote:
>> After upgrading from Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu 12.04 the 3D Unity Interface NO
>> longer works, therefore I am restricted to using the 2D Interface. Syslog is
>> reporting Compiz Segfaults, with compiz.desktop respawning too quickly...
>>  After the Coloured Background appears, that is wiped clean leaving a
>> "Blank" Screen...  Very occasionally a Compiz Error pops up, although that
>> disappears before I have time to read or interact with it...
>> Graphics Card is an NVIDIA GeForce 6200 and I had the same "Problem" with
>> either of the currently available NVIDIA Drivers installed...
> Had a similar problem with Precise Beta clean install and a desktop
> just assembled (Athlon X2). Updates to Precise final release didn't
> solve the issue. Removed the NVidia proprietary driver and Compiz
> stopped crashing. It wasn't even possible to report the issue because
> the crash also killed the keyboard.

With my GeForce 6200, removing the NVidia Proprietary Driver drops the 
System back to the 2D Interface (the same as Selecting Ubuntu 2D at the 
Login Screen)???  With the previous releases of Ubuntu which offered the 
3D Unity Interface, NVidia's Proprietary Driver was Required...

Lawrence Houston  --  (ubuntu at greenfield.dyndns.org)

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