Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250568
Enabling desktop effects from having none leaves cube only partially functional
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:12 EST
Description of problem:
If you've booted without desktop effects and then you enable effects - wobble
and workspaces on a cube, then wobble works and if you drag a window off the
screen you get the cube effect, but if you click the workspaces in the bottom
right corner, you don't see the cube effect at all.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Full 184.108.40.206-41.fc7 release
Boot without effects enabled. Enable it, and click the workspaces in the bottom
Thanks for the bug report. We have reviewed the information you have provided
above, and there is some additional information we require that will be helpful
in our diagnosis of this issue.
Please attach your X server config file (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) and X server log
file (/var/log/Xorg.*.log) to the bug report as individual uncompressed file
attachments using the bugzilla file attachment link below.
Could you please also try to run without any /etc/X11/xorg.conf whatsoever and
let X11 autodetect your display and video card? Attach to this bug
/var/log/Xorg.0.log from this attempt as well, please.
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 160510 [details]
Created attachment 160511 [details]
log file from when X server started with my xorg.conf
Created attachment 160512 [details]
log file from when X server started with no xorg.conf
OK I did what you asked for, files are attached.
My xorg.conf file is completely default anyway, so nothing exciting there.
For each of the log files, I started the server with desktop effects disabled,
then enabled it, and clicking the workspaces at the bottom right did not
This used to work with the fedora 7 install from the install DVD. Present
version doesn't seem to.
Compiz bug, not X server bug.
Should be fixed in compiz-0.5.2-4.0ec3ec.fc8.
I'm the original reporter of this bug, and I do not use compiz, but rather the
fedora 7 default - metacity!!
Thus I do not understand why this has been assigned to compiz and closed.
Someone in #fedora has now told me that activating desktop effects does use
compiz, so that explains it. The things you learn.