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Compiz using high CPU

I'm running Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 with VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 210] (rev a2) I've tried installing the: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current I've tried the ...
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Full Screen / Maximize Top Edge Action only works on main monitor (Dual Monitor Setup) Compiz

Certain applications that I have (terminal, NVIDIA XServer settings, and a few others) will go full screen properly-that is, whatever monitor I am viewing the application window in, if I drag it up to ...
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Compiz: Rotating cube freezes machine when there are no windows

I am running compiz on my Ubuntu 13.10 machine and when there are no windows on the screen, rotating the cube freezes my computer. The cursor is movable but I cannot click on anything. What's ...
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Compiz, weird artifacting on desktop cube

So I got MATE installed on Ubuntu GNOME I installed compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins and changed the window manager from marco to compiz. I enabled the desktop cube ...
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1answer
46 views

Get Ubuntu to NOT move windows when turning off one of multiple monitors

I have a triple monitor setup and it works very well with 13.10. However, I have some problems with the way Ubuntu moves windows around when turning off a monitor. For instance, when I want to watch ...
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1answer
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Choppy Recording of Desktop Effects

I'm attempting to record a demo of the KDE desktop effects on my computer. All seems to be working well, except for when rotate the cube, at which point it gets choppy. See this video for an ...
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Lost all desktop icons after trying to reset compiz [duplicate]

Help! I was having some bugs that I suspected to be related to the changes I made in Compiz settings. I tried using the command below to reset it... gconftool --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1 I did ...
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49 views

12.04 freeze that resolves when changing to/from a virtual console

I'm running a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 and I am running into a weird "soft" freeze often and randomly when using Chrome , Firefox, or Libre Office. What happens is that the desktop freezes, but I ...
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no graphic card performance on Mate desktop [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed my Nvidia graphic card proprietary drivers ! and that worked fine with the compiz effects ! then i installed Mate desktop but there those effects ...
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0answers
189 views

Unity crash ubuntu 13.10

When I start up, everything works fine. Ubuntu boots properly and I get to the login screen, but when I login, only my wallpaper is shown. No icons, bars, or anything; only my mouse and the wallpaper. ...
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1answer
148 views

How do I fix Unity from freezing and artifacts on my screen when I'm charging my laptop?

I woke up this morning to find my computer frozen and my graphics were not rendering correctly either. I had to press Ctrl + Alt + F1 to regain control of the system. At first I thought it was my ...
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0answers
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DASH does not display the letter “C”

I saw a similar reference here but my issue is the letter "C". Up until yesterday, I did not have this issue. I have not installed any software or made hardware changes. I tried the solution from the ...
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0answers
148 views

high vram memory unity/compiz with nvidia

I run my desktop at the high resolution of 1920x1200 and am finding the vram usage is very high; nearly all my graphics memory (~200-220mb used). I'm checking my vram usage with the nvidia xserver ...
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406 views

Major performance issues with NVidia GT650M (standalone) 13.04 / 13.10

I have a laptop (Lenovo y500) featuring a standalone/single Nvidia GeForce GT650m. Not a hybrid "optimus" configuration paired with the Intel HD graphics. I've tried basically all drivers from 304xx ...
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1answer
547 views

Dual Monitor Tearing, Missing Compiz Refresh Rate,

I've poured over dozens of forums looking for an answer to this, but I'm stumped. I'm using dual monitors of different resolutions and have screen tearing (rather minor, but noticeable), likely ...
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1answer
163 views

Dual Screen Maximize issue on Left Screen after installation / removal of NVidia drivers

I've recently installed a fresh 13.04 Ubuntu 64-bits version on my DELL Latitude laptop and the OS built-in display manager was handling fine the dual monitor mode. As I wished to have Nvidia driver ...
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85 views

GTX 680 Three Monitors

I'm currently looking around for a new GPU and have been eyeing the GTX 680 for it's decent price point and it's ability to do single card surround. I'm not expecting to get surround in Ubuntu, ...
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1answer
1k views

Bumblebee + Intel HD graphics + GeForce GT 555M + Unity / compiz problem

I have a mx14r1 alienware and I am using Ubuntu 13.04 raring with unity 7.0. I try to install bumblebee to use optimus technology with my nvidia card but didnt work. I am trying to run compiz-fusion ...
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259 views

Ubuntu 13.04 with cuda 5.5 crash compiz

I'm trying to install cuda5.5 on my Ubuntu 13.04 I'm currently stuck with the error Failed to initialize GLX extension (compatible Nvidia X driver not found.) and I cannot launch compiz, with the ...
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409 views

After the Failed Installation of a Video Card/Driver Ubuntu 13.04 Displayed a Blank (Black) Screen

I inserted a new video card (Asus GT630-SL-2GD3-L). It was not initially detected by Ubuntu 13.04. I went ahead to the Ubuntu software center and downloaded the nvidia-current driver. Upon reboot, ...
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208 views

Screen tearing with gtx670 in 13.04

I am getting some pretty harsh screen tearing on all 3 of my monitors, with this most recent install of Ubuntu, I have tried setting the refresh rate to 60 using compiz, but that option is not located ...
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1answer
278 views

Ubuntu 13.04 - Driver/Header/Icon problems resulting in weird Theme loss?

So, after trying to setup Bumblebee, I did mess up a lot of my Ubuntu installations, including installing and taking down Nvidia drivers - resolving mirrored and flipped text issues, and well - I ...
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2answers
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Error “System is running in low graphics mode” solved only partially

First of all I wanted to say that I am pretty new to Linux, but I admire the system a lot! Ok, so after having ubuntu 13.04 for a week, I was experimenting with compiz cube effects and the system ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 blank black screen upon logging after system update [duplicate]

After the automatic system update, I got a blank black screen upon logging into any of my users. Specs: AMD FX(tm)-6100 Six-Core Processor 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT I run in 64 bits I tried ...
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1answer
102 views

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity

The last two times I have updated from the Software Updater, I have had to reinstall my graphics drivers and restart Unity. The first time it happened it took quite a long time for me to find out how ...
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130 views

Low frame rates on a nvidia 650 Ti

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a separate partition earlier today, and am dual-booting it alongside Windows 7. I did this to see if Ubuntu would run seamlessly on my rig. Currently, the CPU is an AMD ...
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268 views

Screen rendering problems in Unity and Gnome 3 (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit)

A friend who runs Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, experienced screen rendering problems after an update. Symptoms include: a) In Unity (3D), opening an application window in Desktop 1 opens it in Desktop 2. ...
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1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit broken unity and compiz after installing nvidia driver

my Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit broken unity and compiz after installing nvidia driver, i've tried the below command: dconf reset -f /org/compiz/ unity --reset-icons &disown but i get: compiz (core) - ...
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Setting the Desktop colour - always black - [duplicate]

The Setting I am constantly changing my background image, but occasionally I'd prefer to have a plane colour like a light blue or white. The Problem I right click on the Desktop, select Change ...
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253 views

Compiz crashes, windows minimize/maximize dissappeard, Alt F4 not working anymore, Gedit only small window with scrollbars

Using Gnome on Ubuntu 12.04 on a techically old, but very actively used, computer I had an update recently. Since then am I experiencing problems with the windows. I applied sudo apt-get -f install ...
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0answers
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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13.04 Unity troubles related to Nvidia Optimus [closed]

I know this bug in variations has been discussed in other questions, but none of the solutions work... I'm running Ubuntu on a lenovo ThinkPad T420s. It has a Nvidia Optimus discrete graphics card. ...
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5answers
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Ubuntu 13.04. fail to start after installing nvidia drivers (Vostro laptop)

Everything worked fine in 13.04 Ubuntu but then i installed nvidia-drivers-103 Now it does not load into login screen at all. I see blank purple screen during start-up and then just blank black screen ...
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1answer
678 views

Nvidia Driver crashes compiz

I've installed Nvidia driver from terminal with sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, and after that compiz crashes every time after I log in. Can someone tell me how to make it work? My video card is ...
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0answers
28 views

Changing to old-style layout in Ubuntu 12.10 will help avoid unity/nvidia clash [duplicate]

Long story below, question here ** Alright, thanks to you guys I know it's possible to get the old layout in ubuntu, by following this guide: Is there classic mode in Ubuntu 12.10? But, is this ...
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1answer
770 views

Unity Gone after reboot..Nvidia Issue

First off, I am aware similar issues have been posted by others. I have exhausted the options I have found within those topics that I have found, and none have helped. I have tried things ranging from ...
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1answer
190 views

Compiz features stopped working when an external monitor is attached

Running 12.04 on a thinkpad T520 with nVidia NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M graphics. Just updated to the lasted nvidia 310 driver. Everything works great. However, as soon as I attached an external monitor ...
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1answer
3k views

Best triple head display setup

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with a darn good triple head display setup. I've got a VisionTek 900530 Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 PCI Express video card that has two DVI outputs and one Mini ...
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1answer
846 views

How to i install my video driver for nvidia geforce 610M on ubuntu 12.04

I've just installed ubuntu on my laptop and noticed that my nvidia driver wasnt installed. So I installed nvidia-current with the terminal command sudo apt-get install nvidia-current but now my ...
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260 views

No Launcher, Messed Resolution and Artifacts!

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop, and it boot up ok, but I was having some artifacts, so I read somewhere that I needed nvidia drivers, I downloaded them, along with compiz (I enjoy the nice ...
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232 views

GeForce 670M on 12.10 - Compiz Glitching [closed]

I've just done a fresh install on a new laptop that has a 670M. Ubuntu defaults to using Nouveau however there's a fair amount of corruption on certain visual elements. For reference, Windows 7 ...
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2answers
10k views

Missing wobbly windows effect

Just installed 12.10 then CCSM but there is no option for wobbly windows. Any one got this working or know a plug-in? (I am using Nvidia graphics).
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657 views

Compiz crashes on 12.04 [closed]

I have Ubuntu 64bit installed with the Nvidia propriety driver installed and also updated from the ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates. Currently I believe I am running 302.11 Nvidia driver however, when ...
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0answers
655 views

Compiz does not work with proprietary nvidia driver

I have a ThinkPad T420 with an NVidia Quadro video card. It crashes constantly when I close this lid (if you are curious..) and I suspect on a problem with nouveau drivers, so I installed the ...
2
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2answers
4k views

Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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1answer
182 views

Xdamage settings with Nvidia

Something I've put up with for a seemingly long time (it could be months, it could be years) is that sometimes the screen doesn't update properly when something happens. Some examples: Some tooltips ...
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2answers
3k views

Compiz cube not working with 12.04 in gnome classic or unity

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio XPS (Specs at end of post) with nvidia-current installed as the proprietary drivers and I'm mainly using Gnome Classic but this issue does ...
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1answer
1k views

12.04 Unity 3D 80% CPU load with Compiz

EDIT : I have been able to to determine that the problem is not compiz, but is actually Xorg. I don't know why, but by quickly maximizing terminal and taking a screenshot with top running before the ...
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1answer
2k views

Unable to move windows to second screen

Hooked up a second screen to the second connector of my nVidia card, set it up with nvidia-settings and it started showing my background correctly. The X display works correctly (i.e. DISPLAY=:0.1 ...
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2answers
5k views

Getting Unity 3D working on legacy Nvidia FX5500 card

I installed the latest Nvidia drivers for my FX5500 card. I understand that the X server version does not officially support this driver or card but was wondering what I can do to get Compiz running. ...