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Old 08-11-2007, 08:39 PM   #1
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Question How to start Compiz Fusion?


I'm using KDE and I think I'm ready to run Compiz.

I got the CompizConfig Setting Manager on Settings, I can access compiz setup, everything looks good.

Now how do I start the thing?
 
Old 08-11-2007, 09:41 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by ishuaia
I'm using KDE and I think I'm ready to run Compiz.

I got the CompizConfig Setting Manager on Settings, I can access compiz setup, everything looks good.

Now how do I start the thing?
Try this How-To: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=481615
 
Old 08-12-2007, 12:46 AM   #3
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I don't get it, I done everything in that guide. Still can't make it start.

In the last instruction where it tell me to:

"If everything got removed / installed correctly, just press alt+f2 and type
Code:

compiz --replace"

Nothing happen when I do this.


I type in alt+f2 : compiz --replace

And nothing happen

Last edited by ishuaia; 08-12-2007 at 01:36 AM.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 06:26 PM   #4
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same here. compiz-fusion w/kde:
Code:
xxxxxx@xxxxxx:~$ compiz --replace
Fatal: Failed test: Composite extension
Checks indicate that it's impossible to start compiz on your system.
what checks? what does it check for and can i fix the situation? i'm running debian etch and i installed the packages from Shame's repo. ati driver working fine:
Code:
xxxxx@xxxxx:~$ fglrxinfo
display: :0.0  screen: 0
OpenGL vendor string: ATI Technologies Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: ATI RADEON 9600 Series
OpenGL version string: 2.1.7769 Release

Last edited by rickbot; 11-20-2008 at 06:31 PM.
 
Old 11-20-2008, 06:58 PM   #5
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Does your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file have Composite enabled?
Below is the composite section of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file. And I use 'Fusion icon' to start Compiz Fusion with KDE, it's in the repositories.
Code:
Section "Extensions"
	Option      "Composite"	"1"
#	Option      "RENDER"	"0"
EndSection
 
Old 11-20-2008, 07:04 PM   #6
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I now prefer to just run this guy's script for setting up graphics driver (Nvidia or ATI) and configuring the xorg.conf file properly in Debian Lenny or Sid. Works great, just run the command below and hit enter a couple times and you'll have 3D graphics capabilities without headaches.
Code:
cd /usr/local/bin;wget -Nc smxi.org/sgfxi;chmod +x sgfxi;sgfxi
 
  


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