Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 330751
desktop effects fail on Dell Inspiron 530
Last modified: 2009-07-14 14:07:11 EDT
Description of problem:
I tried to enable desktop effects on a Dell Inspiron 530 (the low end one that
ships with Ubuntu) under f8t3 and it said it could not enable desktop effects.
I tried installing the nvidia driver, but still had the same problem.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Whatever shipped with f8t3 plus a few more recent updates.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select Look And Feel->Desktop Effects
2. Click on Enable Desktop Effects
A message saying desktop effects could not be enabled.
Desktop effects to work (at least with the nvidia driver installed)
Desktop effects also didn't work out of the box with Ubuntu.
If this helps, here is a link to the smolt profile for that box:
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.
Could you please also attach output of running desktop-effects command in the
gnome-terminal (or xterm, or whatever terminal emulator you use), please?
We will review this issue again once you've had a chance to attach this information.
Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 293460 [details]
reqested xorg.conf file
Created attachment 293461 [details]
Xorg.0.log with previously attached xorg.conf
Created attachment 294431 [details]
Xorg.0.log with no xorg.conf file
desktop-effects gives this output:
compiz (core) - Fatal: No GLXFBConfig for default depth, this isn't going to work.
compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage screen: 0
compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0
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