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Old 09-02-2007, 07:10 AM   #1
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Unhappy Fedora 7 + KDE + Beryl = White Screen of Death

After installing Fedora 7 on the family PC, I found Beryl. It's very nice, so I decided to put it on my box (also running Fedora 7).

It installed perfectly, but when I switch to the beryl window manager, I get an instant white screen. The applications are still there but I can't see them. On a brighter note, the effects are nice.

Both are running the latest versions of Beryl in Fedora repos.
I would appreciate any help with this.
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try to deactivate 'sync to vblank' for opengl
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You may want to consider changing from KDE to gnome. From what I remember about Fedora, it works best with the gnome desktop.
Old 09-11-2007, 11:08 AM   #4
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Sorry about not replying sooner. (Lost all my passwords...)
almatic: how would I go about doing that?

MGorsky22: No offence, but I think I will stay using KDE. Well, it did work on the other PC.

EDIT: Never mind... I figured out how to switch 'sync to vblank' off.
I also got the official nVidia drivers from the website.
Now Beryl does not give me a white screen.
Unfortunately, it also doesn't give me the effects.

Ah well. It's not vital, I'll just have to do without it.

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