Composite manager causes graphic gliches

Mathias Brodala info at
Tue Jul 17 20:38:36 CEST 2007

Hi Jasper.

Jasper Huijsmans, 17.07.2007 19:51:
> Yogiz wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 14:57:48 +0200
>> Mathias Brodala <info at> wrote:
>>> Yogiz, 17.07.2007 14:46:
>>>> Uh, yeah, I don't use compiz and aiglx is disabled since it doesn't
>>>> work with atis very well. I'm trying to use Xfce's own composite
>>>> manager to get real transparency.
>>> For this you need AIGLX enabled which only works with the radeon but
>>> not with the fglrx driver.
>> Wow, really? Does that mean that it's impossible to use my Linux for
>> gaming and looking good at the same time (xfce's composite). I mean the
>> transparency worked, even really well, it just caused some other
>> problems. You sure it's from AIGLX's absence?
> No, you don't need AIGLX for Xfce's composite support. Mathias, I don't 
> know where you got that idea, but it is incorrect.

Dunno where I got that from. Maybe because I never tried using the compositor
without AIGLX.

> Xfce uses XRENDER for compositing and any recent Xorg version should work.

I stand corrected, thanks.

Regards, Mathias


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 252 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <>

More information about the Xfce mailing list