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Month: April 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] compton × screensavers

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:31:53 -0500
Hash: SHA224

> 2014-04-08 5:00 GMT+04:00 Fat-Zer <fatzer2@...>:
>> 2014-04-08 3:03 GMT+04:00 Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>:
>> Hi all,
>>> I tried to set the compositor to compton-tde and now instead of
>>> screensaver
>>> Clock shows only black screen. In the test, the Clock is displayed
>>> correctly.
>>> When I set the screensaver to Swarm, the bees appear, but background is
>>> not
>>> erased - bees appears on the desktop background image. With screensaver
>>> Science displays the background image, but it is not visible any
>>> further
>>> activity. Some screensavers do not show problems - Fiberlamp, Galaxy.
>> Anyone notice the same behavior?
>> Screensavers work fine for me, but I noticed several different
>> problems...
>> e.g. the compton-tde doesn't applies changes in settings immediately and
>> fails to start if  «Use OpenGL» checked...
>> btw may be it's older bugs and not regressions. I'm not active user om
>> xcomposite...
> PS: I have a build with patches from neighbor thread with all optional
> features enabled. AFAIR some compton build-time features e.g. CONFIG_XSYNC
> are disabled in current git. can you try the patches?

The blank screen problem should be fixed in GIT hash c2692e04.  It would
have shown up with the use of any compositor.

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