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Re: KDE 4 Issues with Nvidia Card

2009/6/8 Edson Marquezani Filho <edsonmarquezani@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I have just upgraded my KDE (on a Debian Squeeze box) to 4.2.2 , and I
> have been experiencing some problems with it since then.
> The very first thing I noticed was this[1]. (Look at the K menu).
> Next, I enabled desktop effects and things got worse. See what
> happened with Konsole, for example. [2] Not just with Konsole, but
> many things got messed up too.
> Altough I have already disabled effects, I still get (what I guess to
> be) rendering issues like shown at [1].
> See, I'm not talking about performance issues. (By the way,
> performance looks very nice, even better than with Compiz.)
> I have an Acer 7520, and my video card is a Nvidia 7000M. I'm running
> the Squeeze's version of NVIDIA propietary driver, not the latest one
> from NVIDIA site or available on Unstable (and actually I have not
> tried to run it yet).
> Does anybody has already experienced something like that? Does anybody
> know any way to solve that problem? (A workaround, maybe?)
> Any help would be very welcome.
> Thank you.
> [1] http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/833/kmenu.png
> [2] http://img81.imageshack.us/img81/9666/konsoley.png


The nvidia proprietary drivers are known to cause a lot of trouble to
KDE 4. Please try getting the latest driver available. You can find
some information about it here:

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