shiny desktop, anyone?

Steve Hill steve at
Wed May 30 12:26:49 UTC 2007

On Wed, 30 May 2007, Valent Turkovic wrote:

>> My notebook has an Intel 945 integrated graphics chipset.  This mroe or
>> less works straight out of the box.  However, Xvideo doesn't work *at
>> all*, you're reduced to using X11shm (which you have to set manually in
>> vlc, mplayer, etc. since they try XV first and bomb out when it breaks).
> Have you reported bugs regarding this - especially mplayer?

It's not an mplayer bug - it's a problem with Xvideo under Beryl with the 
intel driver.

>> Also, anything that does OpenGL itself is very dodgy - lots of flickering
>> and the openGL stuff doesn't get transformed when you do things like
>> wobbly windows, cube rotation, etc.
> Jup, my experience also. Plus great matrox cards aren't supported.

OpenGL stuff seems to work mostly ok in Beryl on nVidia cards using the 
propriatory driver (although the speed isn't great).


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