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Old 07-22-2008, 01:14 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2005
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Problem with Compiz displaying desktop

I've searched, but can't seem to either get the search terms correct or find someone else with this problem. I've got Compiz running now, and it looks beautiful, but it seems to take a picture of my desktop and show that in place of the actual desktop. I know that sounds weird, but it's the best way of explaining it.

If I change my wallpaper, the only thing that changes is the gnome panel, which is set to translucent so you can see the wallpaper beneath. If there is an icon, I can move it, but it doesn't move the image of the icon, but it does move the point where you click, so you have to click in the area you moved the icon to.

If I start conky, it disappears, but still shows up in system monitor, and will be there if I go back to metacity. The only things that seem to stay and can be moved correctly are screenlets.

Does anyone have any clues? Thanks in advance!


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