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Re: [Bug 353126] Re: Compiz / vnc screen refresh with nvidia-restricted driver/VirtualBox/ATI fglrx driver
Use FreeNX (http://freenx.berlios.de/). IMO it's much better than VNC
anyway, it automatically sets your screen res, and works with compiz, of
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 7:44 PM, edub <erikwilliamsa@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Is this any closer to being fixed? Or, is there a way for a normal
> person that doesn't know about digging thru config files to get this to
> work, or revert back to a previous working version?
> Compiz / vnc screen refresh with nvidia-restricted driver/VirtualBox/ATI
> fglrx driver
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> of a duplicate bug.
> Status in GNOME Remote Desktop: Fix Released
> Status in X.Org X server: Confirmed
> Status in “compiz” source package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
> Status in “vino” source package in Ubuntu: Confirmed
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: compiz
> When using the nvidia-restricted driver and compiz desktop effects the vnc
> server will not refresh the screen. This is being caused by the xserver not
> getting "damaged" by the nvidia-restricted drivers. Linked bugs confirm this
> is not an issue on intel chipsets or nv driver.
> Steps to reproduce:
> Enable desktop-effects (default) with nvidia-restricted driver
> Enable remote desktop
> Connect with VNC
> You see a screen snapshot of your desktop but if you click a menu item
> there are no updates to the screen.
> If you close and restart the vnc session, you get an updated snapshot but
> still no refreshes.
> Use the -noxdamage argument with vncviewer. This is really inefficient and
> bandwidth hungry since the whole screen refreshes.
> Kill compiz and use a different wm (metacity).
> This bug has been confirmed by many others with linked reports. Might be an
> issue with xorg since there is a report of ATI drivers with similar issues
> in https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/328559 .
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