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Old 06-15-2007, 09:43 AM   #1
sloik2000
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Exclamation KDE Bouncing Icon Distortion


Greetings,
I've just installed Fedora Core 7. I booted into KDE, launched Firefox, and get that bouncing little KDE icon next to the mouse. However, this time it's different. It's surrounded by a white box that gets distorted every so often, and it also has some trouble following the mouse around.

Here's an image.


What could be the problem here?

Thanks!

EDIT: It happens when dragging documents, too.
Screenshot.

Last edited by sloik2000; 06-15-2007 at 09:51 AM.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 10:20 AM   #2
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You don't say which video driver (or card) you are using, but you could try setting this option Option "HWCursor" "off" in the device section for your video card. Then restart X
 
Old 06-15-2007, 12:33 PM   #3
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Well, that didn't quite work.

I tried both
Quote:
Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "HWCursor" "off"
EndSection
And
Quote:
Section "Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
Option "HWCursor" "on"
EndSection
I'm using the nvidia driver... as you can see above. I didn't have this problem in the previous version of Fedora.
 
Old 06-15-2007, 01:04 PM   #4
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Did you restart X (with <CTRL><ALT><BACKSPACE>) after making changes so xorg.conf is re-read?
Otherwise I have no further ideas ..... Anyone else?
 
Old 06-16-2007, 12:07 PM   #5
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Is it really needed?

In my basement is a PIII with crappy video drivers because I can't install them right...

so in KDE i disabled the bouncing...all it does is show the icon next to the mouse

that might work, just disabling the bouncing.

go to the KDE control panel to turn it off. Sorry I don't know the exact steps. I am in front of a Windows Box right now.
 
Old 06-18-2007, 06:15 PM   #6
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Hey, I got it fixed.

All I had to do was modify the Modules section of xorg.conf to look like this:
Quote:
Section "Module"
Load "glx"
Load "extmod"
EndSection
(I added the extmod part)

Thanks for the help, though!
 
  


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