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Old 03-11-2005, 01:53 AM   #1
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using xcompmgr

I wanted to know the procedure to use xcompmgr to produce the shadow effects on a desktop. What do I have to do to enable it?Please advise
Old 03-11-2005, 10:50 AM   #2
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Well for a start you need 6.8. You need to enable the composite extension in the /etc/xorg.conf file and then you run the xcompmgr with:
xcompmgr -c -C -f -F

If you're not sure how to edit the xorg.conf file appropriately then read the FAQ on the website.


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