I've got Xubuntu installed (dualbooting) on my MacBook Pro, and as far as I can tell the video settings are configured correctly (1440x900, at least).
However, moving windows, or scrolling through applications results in the kind of visible lag that you usually see when you're running on a system with not nearly enough memory - scrolling isn't smooth, and you can see the windows jerk across the screen when I try to move them, rather than smoothly moving.
Did I miss anything? Any kind of video memory settings that I can play around with? This thing has 2gb of memory; there is no way that XFCE should be in any way slow.
Some random information:
[65:laura@elda ~]$ glxinfo
name of display: :0.0
X Error of failed request: GLXBadContext
Major opcode of failed request: 142 (GLX)
Minor opcode of failed request: 5 (X_GLXMakeCurrent)
Serial number of failed request: 17
Current serial number in output stream: 17
[67:laura@elda ~]$ glxgears -printfps
5434 frames in 5.1 seconds = 1075.330 FPS
5360 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1067.382 FPS
5380 frames in 5.0 seconds = 1073.953 FPS
My second question is regarding compiling, and it's an issue that I have with just about any package-managed distro that I've tried. I want to give PyPanel a whirl, but it requires Imlib2, and Imlib2 requires that I ./configure && make && make install it. When I try --
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.
Not really sure what the problem is here. Usually it's that the distro doesn't bother to install gcc...this seems like something else.
Any suggestions are appreciated!