[compiz] No shutdown option in KDE with Compiz-Fusion
gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Mon Mar 10 02:46:17 PDT 2008
Dotan Cohen wrote:
> On 09/03/2008, Pierpaolo Follia <pfollia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Uhm, I don't know about your video card, but I just installed the
>> latest ATI proprietary driver and adding these two lines to my
>> xorg.conf seems good:
>> Option "Textured2D" "on"
>> Option "TexturedXrender" "on"
>> The performance under XGL are very poor, but using X they are ok.
>> Thanks to Karthik Ramgopal for this hint!
> Pierpaolo, when one uses XGL, is he not using X as well? I thought
> that _any_ graphical output in Linux required X (X.org or X86). Is
> this not so? In wikipedia it says that XGL is an X server
> architecture. Does that mean that it replaces X.org and X86? Is there
> a page that explains it all in terms that someone with a CS background
> could understand? (us ME majors don't understand much :) )
Yes, that was probably just a typo/thinko etc. He means only one X
server that supports GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap (e.g. AIGLX or
But rather than worrying about the semantics he's just saying that it
works for him, so why not try it for yourself and see how you get on?
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