Ubuntu 12.04: Compiz Segfault

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 19:57:09 UTC 2012

On 04/29/2012 10:00 AM, Lawrence Houston wrote:
> Ubuntu Users:
> 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.

Right, that just cleaned up the left behind dead wood, so to speak, like 
old header files that impede installing the nVidia driver and confuse 
jockey. You should be able to crank up jockey to install your nvidia 
driver now. Let us know how it goes. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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