[kde-freebsd] Juk 3.2.1 problem solved; Desktop effects problem

Dwayne MacKinnon dmk at ncf.ca
Thu Feb 12 21:03:18 CET 2009

Hi all,

Just wanted to mention that thanks to a post on the freebsd-x11 
mailing list I was able to get desktop effects working on my Intel 
graphics box.


Anyways, not sure if that'll work on my nVidia box, but I'll be fooling 
around with it when I get home.


On February 12, 2009 11:18:00 am Dwayne MacKinnon wrote:
> Hi all,
> Well, I upgraded a second box to 4.2, this time using the committed
> ports. I ran into the same problem with juk that I'd encountered 
> I continued experimenting though, and found that the problem went
> away when I switched phonon to use the gstreamer back-end 
> of the xine one.
> Now, my main complaint about 4.2 is that I can't seem to enable
> Desktop Effects. On both of my boxes, I had Desktop Effects working
> using XRender. One has an Intel 82945G (945G GMCH) graphics, 
> other has a nVidia 7300 running the latest nvidia driver. Neither one
> will start up desktop effects in 4.2, either through XRender or 
> The Intel has DRI, but I'll admit it's pretty weak. The nVidia one 
> has pretty good OpenGL performance... I can play UT2004, or Guild
> Wars (in WINE) with no difficulties. Still, in 4.1.4 I had to use XRender
> on it too. *shrug*
> I'm currently on the Intel box. The only error messages I can find are
> these:
> Object::connect: No such slot
> KWin::KWinCompositingConfig::compositingModeChange
> d()
> Object::connect:  (sender name:   'compositingType')
> Object::connect:  (receiver name: 'KWinCompositingConfig')
> Anyways, any thoughts? I can send along my xorg.conf if anyone
> thinks that would be informative.
> Thanks,
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