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Old 10-29-2009, 01:54 PM   #1
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No Desktop effects in Fedora 11


It's not turning on - when I click the button, the box goes gray and after quite a while I get a box saying "Unable to turn it on" or something to that effect.
I checked with glxinfo and direct rendering is: Yes.
My card is GeForce 8400 GS.

Can anyone help?



Thx.

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Old 10-29-2009, 02:47 PM   #2
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Did you fallow the fedora "how to" page for installing compiz-fusion ???
" compiz-0.8.5 repo for F9, F10 & F11 + guide for the official fedora packages "
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=173317
 
Old 10-30-2009, 08:16 AM   #3
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The file isnt there:

Retrieving http://leigh123linux.fedorapeople.or...1.8.noarch.rpm
curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404
error: skipping http://leigh123linux.fedorapeople.or...1.8.noarch.rpm - transfer failed


And now I think I've deleted my compiz:

Removed:
compiz.i586 0:0.7.8-18.fc11 compiz-fusion.i586 0:0.7.8-8.fc11
compiz-fusion-gnome.i586 0:0.7.8-8.fc11 compiz-gnome.i586 0:0.7.8-18.fc11




Now what?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 08:16 AM   #4
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The file isnt there:

Retrieving http://leigh123linux.fedorapeople.or...1.8.noarch.rpm
curl: (22) The requested URL returned error: 404
error: skipping http://leigh123linux.fedorapeople.or...1.8.noarch.rpm - transfer failed


And now I think I've deleted my compiz:

Removed:
compiz.i586 0:0.7.8-18.fc11 compiz-fusion.i586 0:0.7.8-8.fc11
compiz-fusion-gnome.i586 0:0.7.8-8.fc11 compiz-gnome.i586 0:0.7.8-18.fc11




Now what?
 
Old 10-30-2009, 02:48 PM   #5
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compiz-fusion-release-1-8.noarch.rpm

is there just checked
this should install the repo
Code:
wget http://leigh123linux.fedorapeople.org/compiz-fusion-release-1-8.noarch.rpm
rpm -Uvh compiz-fusion-release-1-8.noarch.rpm
once the .repo is installed use yum ti install
for Gnome
Code:
su -
yum -y --noplugins install compiz-gnome fusion-icon-gtk compiz-bcop ccsm emerald-themes compizconfig-backend-gconf compiz-plugins-unsupported compiz-plugins-extra
 
Old 10-31-2009, 01:26 AM   #6
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I d'l'ed compiz-fusion-release-1-8.noarch.rpm from the web with a Google, and then did all that Yum stuff. A menu showed up in "Preferences" I think, I turned on "3D windows" or whatever it was, now when I log into Gnome, my screen goes white and it's not logging in

I'm just off to reinstall.

Strangely I had a live DVD of Sabayon 4, and that did "wobbly windows" just fine, but not the 3D cube.
 
Old 10-31-2009, 01:54 PM   #7
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you might want to do some READDING that white window sounds like the very common ATI card issue
is your 3d card an ATI ???
 
Old 10-31-2009, 02:21 PM   #8
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No my card is nVidia Corporation GeForce 8400 GS
 
Old 10-31-2009, 04:12 PM   #9
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what driver are you using for the nvidia card ?
the nvidia.run?
the kmod-nvidia?
the akmod-nvidia ?
the nouveau ?

http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=204752
 
Old 11-01-2009, 01:43 AM   #10
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i think i'm using "nv"
 
Old 11-01-2009, 02:33 AM   #11
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that is the problem the "nv" driver is 2 d ONLY -- there is NO 3d support in it

PLEASE install the kmod-nvidia driver for your card !
and please READ the instructions for running and installing the 3d desktop.

i posted both links
 
  


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