[compiz] Can't Turn OFF compiz autostart since 0.7.4.x

David C. Rankin drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com
Tue May 13 23:26:49 PDT 2008

CyberOrg wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 5:34 AM, David C. Rankin
>>         Why can't I turn off compiz autostart on openSuSE 10.3 i386? Compiz just
>>  decided to start automatically with KDE login
> Remove it from your saved session $KDEHOME/share/config/ksmserverrc

Done, Strange the [LegacySession: saved at previous logout] was from 0.7.3?

>>         Moreover, when compiz starts by itself, it is using KDE window decorations
>>  despite setting the window decoration to emerald with fusion-icon and
>>  confirming that it was in fact set in .config/compiz/compizconfig/Default.ini
> change it from ccsm -> decoration -> commandline

OK, what changed that ccsm -> decoration -> emerald --replace doesn't work anymore?

>>         It is a bit annoying to have to switch back to kwin and then back into compiz
>>  to get emerald decorations loaded.
> Alt+F2 -> emerald --replace should work. Experienced user such as you
> should know.

Should and "can recall" at a moments notice are two different things. I never 
though to simply try emerald --replace & without a kwin --replace & to clear 
and restart compiz. Learn a new trick every day.

> Additionally, there are some things I can't
>>  use compiz with like video or external monitor for presentations.
> Works for me on nvidia, video flickers with fglrx, nothing that compiz
> can do about it ask the graphic card vendor to provide better drivers
> ;).

I get a black screen on all video apps. Which backend are you using for video xine?


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