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i did a server install & then did apt-get dist-upgrade & then apt-get install ubuntu-desktop all worked beautifully...logged in my system & checked for direct rendering glxinfo | grep rendering... ...
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    direct rendering failure w/o any cause


    i did a server install & then did apt-get dist-upgrade & then apt-get install ubuntu-desktop

    all worked beautifully...logged in my system & checked for direct rendering

    glxinfo | grep rendering...

    it showed Yes....

    after that i ve only installed
    gcc g++ make elinks gkrellm unrar gdesklets gdesklets-data bum 3ddesktop 915resolution

    and ve done ctrl + alt + bsp a couple of times & now suddenly my direct rendering has been disabled....

    glxinfo shows NO....help!!!

    additional to this i ve only Fetched xserver-xgl package not installed..

    in xorg.conf i ve only added 32 bit depth subsection..but not using it..& also set the HorizSYnc & VertRefresh acc to my monitor specs

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    Are you running over an Xgl server? If so glxinfo will never detect direct rendering although it is present. Take a look at ubuntuforums.org and find a post where they help you to create a shell script to run software in a secondary xserver over Xgl (only works in nvidia)
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    i ve just the standard onboard graphics on the intel 915 gav motherboard....

    anyway i removed xgl & installed aiglx instead....works like a charm....

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