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    3D Desktop, Whered it go!!

    ive come back linux mandriva after a break......

    the last version i had used a beautiful 3D desktop (stretching, squashing, bouncing windows... kicks vistas ass)

    having a look at videos of mandriva 2007, all this is supposed to be fully integrated now as opposed to add on.
    under configure i have the 3D icon and started this up after installing drivers for my nvidia card.

    if i use the AIGLX option there is no effect on my desktop

    if I use the Xgl option i get a white square then a full white screen?

    i run KDE
    my system is fully up to date

    does any one have any ideas?

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    Is Mandriva using Beryl? I found that by setting the option with beryl manager to use 'Copy' as the rendering path fixed this problem. You should be able to see it on the beryl-manager right-click menu.

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    after reading your reply i looked at beryl

    i installed it and after a little play uninstalled.

    i lost all task bars, only half my svcreen was usable etc..........

    not good

    under 3d desktop when enabled, the AIGLX option has no effect yet the Xgl is white but i have found that i can spin desktops, just cant see anything?

    thank you for the help so far

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    Linux Guru Juan Pablo's Avatar
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    Mar 2006
    The classical "white cube" problem

    Google for it, a lot of results
    Put your hand in an oven for a minute and it will be like an hour, sit beside a beautiful woman for an hour and it will be like a minute, that is relativity. --Albert Einstein
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