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Thread: [SOLVED] Game problems with ATI card

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    Exclamation [SOLVED] Game problems with ATI card

    Hi, I installed a game called Open Arena. I really like this game, so thats why I installed it . Thats not the point. When I started it up...I saw filckering with the screen. I triend to fix this but no luck. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon 200M and I have the Restricted Driver for it.
    Last edited by nickgaydos; July 31st, 2008 at 07:31 PM. Reason: SOLVED
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    Re: Game problems with ATI card

    Have you turned off compiz while you play? Using desktop effects while trying to play 3d games can cause a lot of flickering issues as well as lag.
    Code:
    metacity --replace
    To re-enable:
    Code:
    compiz --replace
    Also check out the program fusion-icon

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    Re: Game problems with ATI card

    Yep, I did that and it worked Thanks for your help!
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