Bug 437171 - can't be enabled if metacity is running in CM mode
can't be enabled if metacity is running in CM mode
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-12 14:40 EDT by Bill Nottingham
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:12 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 14:07:53 EDT
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X log (28.51 KB, patch)
2008-03-12 16:29 EDT, Bill Nottingham
no flags Details | Diff
My Xorg.log (62.42 KB, text/plain)
2008-04-15 12:27 EDT, Steve
no flags Details

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Description Bill Nottingham 2008-03-12 14:40:56 EDT
Description of problem:

If metacity is running as a compositing manager, desktop-effects can't enable

gtk-window-decorator: Screen 0 on display ":0.0" already has a decoration
manager; try using the --replace option to replace the current decoration manager.
compiz (core) - Error: Could not acquire compositing manager selection on screen
0 display ":0.0"
compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Comment 1 Matěj Cepl 2008-03-12 16:09:09 EDT
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.
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2008-03-12 16:20:49 EDT
There was no xorg.conf at the time.
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2008-03-12 16:29:33 EDT
Created attachment 297840 [details]
X log
Comment 4 Steve 2008-04-15 12:26:01 EDT
I've similarly problems:

[sysop@StarsEnd Desktop]$ compiz --replace
compiz (core) - Fatal: GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is missing
compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage screen: 0
compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0
[sysop@StarsEnd Desktop]$ 

Comment 5 Steve 2008-04-15 12:27:12 EDT
Created attachment 302490 [details]
My Xorg.log
Comment 6 Steve 2008-04-17 11:04:58 EDT
my problem seems to be fixed with today's update now. it seems that it was not
an compiz problem because compiz was not updated.
Comment 7 Matěj Cepl 2008-04-17 12:43:26 EDT
THanks for letting us know.
Comment 8 Bill Nottingham 2008-04-17 13:34:34 EDT
Steve's problem is unrelated to this issue - it's a duplicat of 441969.

This issue still persists.
Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 01:59:34 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 19:44:22 EDT
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 14:07:53 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further 
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of 
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.
Comment 12 Owen Taylor 2009-11-16 09:16:41 EST
Since I happened to find this bug when looking for where I had seen it, just wanted to add a cross-reference to:


which is the upstream metacity bug that causes the problem. (And see bug 537791 for the downstream bug)

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