[compiz] gtk-window-decorator - No window borders

Brad Ison ison.brad at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 15:40:37 PST 2007

Ioannis Nousias wrote:
> is the the "decoration" plugin included in the
> "/apps/compiz/general/allscreens/options/active_plugins" key? I have it
> third after "gconf" and "inotify" plugin.
> Brad Ison wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have a strange problem with gtk-window-decorator. I've tried 0.3.6 &
>> the latest from git, but with either I don't get any window borders when
>> running gwd. I hope its not something simple I've missed but I've
>> searched around and not found anything. gwd never segfaults or even
>> displays any warnings or anything for that matter. It just doesn't draw
>> the borders. I've tried every combination of gconf settings (setting
>> use_metacity_theme to false etc) and tried changing my metacity theme.
>> It still will not draw any borders. I'm running Ubuntu Feisty with
>> all the latest updates using an ATI x850 with the free r300 driver and
>> Mesa 6.5.2. Compiz itself works alright though I have some weird issues
>> with windows not redrawing, but I expect that is due to using a somewhat
>> experimental video driver. I can't seem to explain why the window
>> borders aren't being drawn though. Any ideas?
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Please correct me if I'm wrong, but as of 0.3.6 at least, decoration is
no longer a plugin to be loaded but a library that gwd is linked to, right?

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