Can't enable desktop effects on F8 18.104.22.168-12.fc8
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I don't know why it wouldn't work anymore, it does for me. How exactly was Compiz set up? Did you add it to your System > Prefs > Personal > Sessions? And then System > Look And Feel > Desktop Effects?
Having experienced same problem as "copeasetic", I was prepared to dedicate some time today to find a fix, and what do you know? The updated kernel "22.214.171.124-34.fc8" fixed the problem with no intervention on my part.
I'm curious, copeasetic; did it fix itself for you as well?
I can't get over how well this distro is working for me.
I have tried working on this issue on an off now for the last week with no luck. To answer some of the previous posters questions:
I am running Fedora 8
I installed the updated kernel (126.96.36.199-34.fc8) with no effect.
I have reinstalled my video drivers
I have removed and reinstalled Gnome
I have removed and reinstalled compiz-gnome
Can anyone tell me where I can find log data on the "failure to enable Desktop Effects"? I have checked both messages.log and Xorg.log and neither return an error from me to work back from. All I get is the error pop up window.
Can someone point me to a guide as to what I need in order to get Desktop Effects installed correctly? I would really like to confirm my system is configured correctly.
Also, would it help for me to post my xorg.conf file for further review?