i allready posted this on the ubuntu forums to no avail... im just going to copy and paste my post from there to here.
im sure your all proabably getting sick of answering and troubleshooting xgl/compiz but heres my problem... so i followed this tutorial here:
pretty much copy and pasted commands. when it came to choosing how xgl starts up i chose method A.
now when i log out of my current session and try to start the xgl session i get this error: your session only lasted less than 10 seconds... bla bla bla... then the output was this:
/etc/gdm/PreSession/Default: Registering your session with wtmp and utmp
/etc/gdm/PreSession/Default: running: /usr/bin/sessreg -a -w /var/log/wtmp -u /var/run/utmp -x "/var/lib/gdm/:0.Xservers" -h "" -l ":0" "n73n53"
/etc/gdm/Xsession: Beginning session setup...
Gnome-Message: gnome_execute_async_with_env_fds: returning -1
(gnome-panel:7380): GdkPixbuf-CRITICAL **: gdk_pixbuf_scale_simple: assertion `dest_width > 0' failed
(gnome-panel:7380): Gtk-WARNING **: gtk_widget_size_allocate(): attempt to allocate widget with width -5 and height 24
(gnome-panel:7380): Gtk-WARNING **: Cannot load drag icon from icon name gnome-terminal.png
then shoots me back to the login screen...
ive looked all over the boards for answers or possible links to solutions with no avail... if theres something im missing and you can help me that would be great. im running dapper, everything is up to date and i have an nvidia geforce 5500 gfx card... the drivers i have installed for it are the ones that you get from automatix, i dont know if that makes a difference. but any help would be greatly appreciated.
please be nice.. im still a