major problem after enabling desktop effects (F9)...

Mike Chalmers mikechalmers70 at
Wed Jul 16 16:44:12 UTC 2008

On 7/16/08, Anne Wilson <cannewilson at> wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 July 2008 17:08:58 Mike Chalmers wrote:
>  > I do not have a video driver installed. I have Googled how to disable
>  > desktop effects and haven't found anything really useful.
>  >
> *Something* helps your video chips to talk to your monitor :-)  I wasn't
>  referring to proprietary drivers.  I'm not on that box at the moment, so I
>  can't check which package it was.  I'll try to find it among my mail.
>  > Does anyone know a command that I can use from init 3 to disable
>  > desktop effects?
> I don't think you ever made it clear whether we are talking about kde or
>  gnome, compiz or kde4 desktop effects.
>  Anne
> --
Thank you for the help Anne. I am talking about KDE 4. The only video
driver I have installed is the one that came with Fedora 9.

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