[kde-linux] composit extension not found

Ernie Schroder schroder at ntplx.net
Mon Dec 5 13:13:46 UTC 2005


On Thursday 01 December 2005 11:04 am, a tiny voice compelled Ernie Schroder 
to write:
> I've recently updated to KDE-3.4 and when I start KDE, I get this message:
> Composite extension not found
> You must use XOrg ≥ 6.8 for translucency and shadows to work.
> Additionally, you need to add a new section to your X config file:
> Section "Extensions"
> Option "Composite" "Enable"
> EndSection
> I added the section to xorg.conf and I got all this transparent stuff that
> slows things down A LOT. I've looked for some way to keep this from loading
> and so far, I have had no luck. I've commented out the section in my
> config, but I am still getting these messages. How can I disable composit
> manager? Does 3.5 solve the slow down of the transparent functions?

Regards, Ernie
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