glxcompgr without Xgl ?
alexdeucher at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 09:30:01 PST 2006
On 1/17/06, Luca Dionisi <luca.dionisi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 1/17/06, Matthias Hopf <mhopf at suse.de> wrote:
> > > Is it possible to use glxcompmgr without using (and
> > > even installing) Xgl ?
> > Not right now.
> > > When I try to launch glxcompmgr it says something like
> > > it needs double buffered visual. What does it mean?
> > This is basic OpenGL terminology. If you're interested, I suggest
> > reading the RedBook:
> > http://www.opengl.org/documentation/red_book_1.0/
> Thanks for the advice. I'm a bit sad :(
> Thanks a lot also for the link to the RedBook.
> I will wait. In the mean time, are you aware of any other
> composite manager that uses OpenGL and maybe faster
> than "xcompmgr" in rendering transparent windows?
if you are using xorg cvs/6.9/7.0, you can enable EXA acceleration
which will speed things up considerably. See the radeon man page.
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