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Beryl + ATI


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warriorscot

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Does anyone use Beryl, Ive got it and Emerald installed and it starts ok and shows up in the panel however when i go to start beryl windows manager it crashes and reverts back to metacity. Does anyone have any experience and can think of something i might have missed.
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I had tried using ATI and beryl for about a solid week. I finally was able to get Xgl to work in SuSE10.2 and the cube effects were nice. (It took me 3 attempts, 2 of them hosed my xorg.conf file). However, after enabling Xgl i noticed i had no 3d support but i was using my fglrx drivers from ATI. Beryl manager ran at start up but it also crashed back to my KDE window manager. I decided that 3d support and CS were more important to me until Beryl is proven stable with the new ATI drivers. I was not lucky enough to get it to work... I wish you the best of luck.
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I used Beryl + Compiz on Ubuntu Dapper on a ATI card in Dell Latitude D610. the eye candy was nice for a little but wasnt worth running fulltime. When I tried to run it on Ubuntu Edgy I got the white screen error.

These links are for ubuntu but could be adapted for suse.

http://lhansen.blogs...buntu-edgy.html
http://lhansen.blogs...x-with-ati.html
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