Rippling effect when moving windows or scrolling

TerryJ listmail at
Sat Mar 10 21:50:40 CET 2007

Olivier Fourdan wrote:
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> TerryJ wrote:
>> I've got Xfce 4 (version (Xfce 4.4 RC2)) on KateOS 3.2, where 
>> it's the default desktop.  Now I have to use fuzzy language.
>> When I scroll on a page, the page seems to have a wave moving below it.  
>> It's like watching a series of related camera frames in sequence, or 
>> slides.  It's very distracting.  A similar thing occurs when I move a 
>> window.
>> I cannot find any relevant settings and don't know whether the two 
>> things are related.  Does anyone have any ideas?
> You probably have the compositor enabled but your hardware is too slow
> to repaint the screen at an acceptable rate..
> Use wmtweaks to disable compositing:
> Settings => Xfce 4 Window Manager Tweaks => Composior (last tab or the
> right) and disable compositing.
> Cheers,
> Olivier.

Thanks.  There is no such tab.  That value in wmtweaks.xml is set to 0.  
Which means disabled, doesn't it?


Regards, TerryJ

Using Xfce on PCLinuxOS 0.93 and KateOS 3.2.

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