[Bf-committers] Ubuntu bugs - was Re: I'd like to help

Stephen Swaney sswaney at centurytel.net
Tue Dec 15 16:37:12 CET 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 06:40:17AM -0800, Roger Wickes wrote:
> Just ugraded my Ubuntu box with an ATI Radeon 9000 (RV250) to 9.10.
> The desktop flickers, windows leave trails when moved, and menus/windows 
> are not cleaned off the desktop when closed.
> All due to AMD/ATI lack of OpenGL support; well documented on Ubuntu forums.
> Needless to say, running Blender is hopeless, and there is no way we can fix it 
> that I can think of. 

Usual fixes to try are:

- turn of compiz, kde4 desktop effects or other compositing window managers
- use the vendor driver rather than the open source on
- sometimes running Blender windowed vs full screen helps

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It alwasy cracks me up to see .sigs like this on mail that gets publicly
archived on the web.

Stephen Swaney			
sswaney at centurytel.net

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