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Old 02-22-2008, 03:08 AM   #1
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Compiz fusion does nothing


I have installed compiz fusion on suse 10.3 x64 with 8800GT vid card. When i click compiz fusion icon, it runs fine but no effects take place (like when i try to use the cube or wobbly windows nothing happens).
Any ideas?
 
Old 02-22-2008, 04:03 AM   #2
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Saying you clicked, you don't really see what is happening in the background, so i suggest try starting compiz from shell and that way you will see if there is any kind of error message, then you would know what went wrong. Second take a look at this http://en.opensuse.org/Compiz_Fusion , maybe it will help.

best of luck
 
Old 02-22-2008, 05:18 AM   #3
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Run the configuration program ccsm, perhaps all the groovy effects are
switched off by default.
 
Old 02-23-2008, 09:22 PM   #4
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all right i ran: compiz-manager &
and got:
Code:
Checking for Xgl: not present.
Detected PCI ID for VGA: 01:00.0 Class 0300: 10de:0611 (rev a2) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present.
Checking for non power of two support: present.
Checking for Composite extension: not present.
aborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity
no /usr/bin/metacity found, exiting
so i need xgl?
 
Old 02-23-2008, 09:50 PM   #5
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well i seemed to have fixed it.
for anyone interested...
i did
after installing nvidia drivers (of course)
nvidia-xconfig --composite
nvidia-xconfig --render-accel
nvidia-xconfig --add-argb-glx-visuals -d 24

then

compiz-manager &

so my question now is how to autostart it and keep the kde look of the titlebar?
 
Old 02-26-2008, 01:56 AM   #6
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how do i autostart it and keep the kde look of the titlebar
 
Old 02-26-2008, 02:39 AM   #7
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Search for "xgl" in YaST2's package manager. The "opensuse-xgl-settings" package installs a program that will install any missing packages or drivers and set the options.
 
Old 02-27-2008, 01:43 AM   #8
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thanks but i fixed it i just need to know how do i autostart it and keep the kde look of the titlebar
 
  


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