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I have activated the 3D desktop on Mandriva, but I am unsure as to how to use it. My display is still 2D and I can't find any info on ...
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    Just Joined! benerivo's Avatar
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    3D Desktop


    I have activated the 3D desktop on Mandriva, but I am unsure as to how to use it. My display is still 2D and I can't find any info on how to make it a cube (3D). I'm guessing that there is a keyboard shortcut key that i need to press to switch to '3D view', but I just don't know what it could be?

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    To spin the cube hold down CTRL+ALT and then click and drag.
    Did you install beryl or compiz ?
    For a list of shortcuts in Beryl look at the plugin options in Beryl Settings Manager(you can also change them).
    For some Compiz shortcuts check this out http://en.opensuse.org/Compiz

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    Arrow Not able to do anything!

    Hi all,

    I tried to install compiz but I still have a 2D desktop. No shortcuts are working.

    I choosed to use AIGLX because XGL jammed the desktop and it was hard for me to recover.

    I have an old 32MB Nvidia GeForce 2 and i supposed it was enough to drive the 3D desktop. The fact is, if i try to launch compiz in console, i get always the folllowing messages:

    compiz: Another window manager is already running on screen: 0
    compiz: No managable screens found on display :0.0

    Which kind of window manager is running?

    Thank you in advance for any suggestion...

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    ^^^^ Post the output of "glxinfo | grep direct".
    'Tis better to be silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.'
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    Linux Newbie unchiujar's Avatar
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    Try compiz --replace
    or
    compiz --replace gconf

    One of them

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