[arch-general] default ~/.config/compiz/compizconfig prevents compiz start with radeonhd
garoth at gmail.com
Sun May 10 00:58:55 EDT 2009
Thanks for all your effort.
On Sat, May 9, 2009 at 9:29 PM, David C. Rankin
<drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. wrote:
>> On Saturday 09 May 2009 03:09:37 David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E. wrote:
>>> The problem is with the archlinux default
>>> ~/.config/compiz/compizconfig/config supplied along with the
>>> compiz-fusion-kde package. The default is:
>>> profile =
>>> For some reason this prevents compiz from starting with either the radeon
>>> or radeonhd driver.
>> Just fyi, I checked the default config for suse by creating a new user,
>> starting compiz, and exiting. It is as follows:
>> [03:21 ecstasy:/srv/www/download/linux/compiz] # cat
>> as_command = kde-window-decorator --replace
>> as_active_plugins =
>> My guess is that "workarounds" is what helped compiz get started with the
>> default config. (That is only my guess though)
> The key wasn't simply "workarounds" but also needed was "as_command = emerald
> 3rd-time is the charm. I didn't like the way the earlier posts read, so for
> conciseness, the following default configuration for the 2 files needed under
> ~/.config/compiz/compizconfig will get you going using the radeonhhd driver:
> backend = ini
> profile =
> as_command = emerald --replace
> as_active_plugins =
> Additionally, (I didn't test this), but supposedly, you can just start compiz
> (it will not be working), and then run ccsm (CompizConfig Settings Manager) and
> make your setting changes, then restart compiz.
> Now someone reading this thread can make sense of it and have all the needed
> changes in a single post for the required compiz defaults.
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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