On Tuesday 14 February 2012 02:11:10 Timothy Pearson wrote: > Simple fact is, the official KDE 3.5.10 sources have broken shadows when > the compositor is turned off. That was the main reason for the commit, > which I did in fact test and it did make the shadows work better on my > test systems compared to the stock KDE 3.5.10 sources. Also note the differences in the nodes in the tree. In my case they are pluses, and in your case they are arrows. Since the last version of KDE3 in Debian was KDE 3.5.9, and Trinity is based on the Debian version with Ubuntu patches, I suspect that Trinity is based on KDE 3.5.9 release.