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Old 05-06-2009, 12:25 PM   #1
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Question Ubuntu 9.04 desktop effects not working


Hi,

I recently installed Ubuntu 9.04 on my Inspiron 1520 laptop. Everything works fine except when I try to enable desktop effects. When I click on it a progress bar comes up saying (searching for drivers) then the screen flickers and finally a message comes up saying DESKTOP EFFECTS COULD NOT BE LOADED.

Help is appreciated it.
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Old 05-06-2009, 12:54 PM   #2
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What video card have you got? What video driver have you installed?
 
Old 05-07-2009, 10:14 AM   #3
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hi,

this is my video card info: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)
00:02.1 Display controller: Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0c)


I'm not sure what driver I have installed. is there any command to see that? also, as a note I had Ubuntu 8.10 running on this laptop before and the desktop effects worked fine then.
thanks for your time & Help.
 
Old 08-29-2009, 03:00 AM   #4
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I am having this exact problem. It has been further described with more detail by the OP on this page:
http://ubuntu-virginia.ubuntuforums.....php?p=7861997

Any help would be appreciated. Gnome is crippled without visual effects.
 
  


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