Re: adventures with window managers
On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 11:47:04PM +0100, Adam Hardy wrote:
> Adam Hardy on 11/09/05 23:00, wrote:
> >UWM: Your X-Server doesn't support the SHAPES extension ..... terminating
> >I can't find any reference to SHAPES extension in synaptic. Where does
> >it reside?
> Just realised you probably don't install SHAPES, rather upgrade
> something to a version that does implement it, right?
> Saw in the archives an answer to a similar question that I should do
> "load "extmod"" in my XF86Config Module section.
That's correct. Just make sure you have this in your XF86Config:
> Can't find any extmod in my kernel config. Any advice?
It has nothing to do with the kernel config -- it's an extension to the
X protocol. The respective module/lib implementing the SHAPE extension
(and various others) comes with the X-server
BTW, with "xdpyinfo" you can check which extensions your X-server
supports. See the list following "number of extensions:".