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    could not enable desktop effects

    i have intel dg41rq motherboard and using 9.04 jaunty.i am not a complete newbie.

    i am facing a bit difficulty to activate visual effects.

    you can have a look at this...

    Gathering information about your system...

    Distribution: Ubuntu 9.04
    Desktop environment: GNOME
    Graphics chip: Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 03)
    Driver in use: intel
    Rendering method: AIGLX

    Checking if it's possible to run Compiz on your system...

    Checking for texture_from_pixmap... [ OK ]
    Checking for non power of two support... [ OK ]
    Checking for composite extension... [ OK ]
    Checking for FBConfig... [ OK ]
    Checking for hardware/setup problems... [FAIL]

    There has been (at least) one error detected with your setup:
    Error: Software Rasterizer in use




    [COLOR="rgb(139, 0, 0)"]*-display UNCLAIMED
    description: VGA compatible controller
    product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
    vendor: Intel Corporation
    physical id: 2
    bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
    version: 03
    width: 64 bits
    clock: 33MHz
    capabilities: msi pm bus_master cap_list
    configuration: latency=0
    [/COLOR]


    COLOR="Indigo"]Checking for Xgl: not present.
    xset q doesn't reveal the location of the log file. Using fallback /var/log/Xorg.0.log
    Detected PCI ID for VGA:
    Checking for texture_from_pixmap: not present.
    Trying again with indirect rendering:
    Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present.
    Checking for non power of two support: present.
    Checking for Composite extension: present.
    Checking screen 1Comparing resolution (1366x768) to maximum 3D texture size (2048): Passed.
    Checking for Software Rasterizer: present.
    Software rasterizer detected, abortingaborting and using fallback: /usr/bin/metacity[/COLOR]

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    anyone can help?

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    anyone?

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    Bump

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    Are you using an external monitor now or previously?

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    i hav only one connection of my monitor with my cpu..the other connection goes directly to power...my monitor is hp 1859 18.5" lcd...thats all i know...btw..thnx for reply

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    Intel Integrated Graphics cards often have poor performance.

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    what to do now?

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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    maybe if you add your username to video group will help

    sudo usermod -a -G video USERNAME

    or

    gpasswd -a user video


    hope this helps
    Last edited by stilling; April 8th, 2010 at 08:12 PM.
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    Re: could not enable desktop effects

    what does it do@stilling
    can u please explain it??

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