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Old 01-08-2008, 01:08 PM   #1
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Desktop Effects (linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22-14-generic)

Hello everyone!

Yesterday I tried to turn my desktop effects on and I got this error: Desktop effects could not be enabled.

Then a friend of mine told me to check "Restricted drivers manager" so I could turn the drivers on, I tried to open it and i got this error:

You need to install the package


for this program to work.

Does anyone know how to fix this? I'm very eager to get my desktop effects enabled!! plz help!

Thanks in advance,

Old 01-08-2008, 01:29 PM   #2
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You didn't specify what operating system (or distribution, if you like) you are using, but I suppose you are talking about one of the latest Ubuntus (because of the Restricted drivers manager). So..did you try installing the package it wants?
sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22-14-generic
or trough Synaptic.

Have you done any system upgrades, that may have caused that? Graphics card driver upgrades?
Old 01-08-2008, 09:51 PM   #3
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Wont work.

eduardo@eduardo-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22-14-generic
[sudo] password for eduardo:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22-14-generic is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package linux-restricted-modules-2.6.22-14-generic has no installation candidate


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