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  1. #1

    Compiz error; window border issues


    When I enable compiz, my window border goes away. When I disable compiz, it appears again. I've tried to edit my xorg, by adding this:

    Section "Device" 
            Identifier  "Videocard0" 
            Driver      "nvidia" 
            VendorName  "nvidia" 
            BoardName   "nvidia" 
            Option          "DigitalVibrance" "64" 
            Option        "DisableGLXRootClipping" "True" 
            Option         "XvmcUsesTextures" "true" 
            Option         "AllowGLXWithComposite" "true" 
            Option         "Coolbits" "1" 
            Option         "RenderAccel" "true" 
            Option         "NoLogo" "true" 
            Option       "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True" 
    Which is shown here:

    However, that is not working at all. And after a while it ruins the xserver, and I can no longer get to my graphical interface.

    Does anyone have any clues how I can solve this, and start using compiz normally?


  2. #2
    Linux Guru antidrugue's Avatar
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    Oct 2005
    Montreal, Canada
    Just reset Compiz parameters :
    rm -r ~/.gconf/apps/compiz/
    and log in again.

    Option       "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "true"
    goes in Section "Screen", not "device".

    Plus, you are missing a few settings in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf, look here for more info :
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

  3. #3
    Thank you.

    Should I add that line from the wiki to my xorg.file before I do what you told me?

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