Ubuntu 12.04: Compiz Segfault

Lawrence Houston ubuntu at greenfield.dyndns.org
Sun Apr 29 17:51:48 UTC 2012

Ubuntu Users:

On Sun, 29 Apr 2012, Colin Law wrote:

> On 29 April 2012 15:00, Lawrence Houston <ubuntu at greenfield.dyndns.org> wrote:
>> On Sun, 29 Apr 2012, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> On 04/28/2012 11:06 PM, 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...
>>>>> Any IDEAs what is going "Wrong"???
>>> Have you run computer janitor yet to clean up after the upgrade? Ric
>> Just ran Computer Janitor, but I still can NOT run Unity in the 3D Mode.
> Try, in a terminal running
> unity --reset
> and log out and in again.
> This should reset compiz settings which may help.  If still no joy see
> what happens if you login as a different user.  That may indicate
> whether it is a system wide problem or a problem with the users
> config.

Running "unity --reset" from a Terminal still does NOT allow me to run 
Unity in its 3D Mode...  I had already tried creating a "New" Account to 
see if there might have been some settings hanging around from when I last 
ran Unity 3D under Ubuntu 11.10, although there was NO "Difference"...

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

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