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Re: Sid + nVidia + Compiz == no good?



On Thu, Jan 25, 2007 at 20:59:13 -0500, B. L. Jilek wrote:
>Hi Magnus!
>
>On Thu, 25 Jan 2007, Magnus Therning wrote:
>
>> I've been trying to get Compiz to run on my Debian Sid system.  This is
>> the setup:
>> 
>[snip]
>
>You didn't say which nvidia driver you are using. I believe that compiz
>requires features that are only in the beta drivers fom the nvidia
>website. I think the current version is 9746.
>
>Download the driver from nvidia and install it.
>You will have to remove the nvidia-glx package or you will end up
>having to reinstall the driver after every reboot.

Ah, you mean that _checking_ if the driver is in Debian (experimental)
doesn't actually install it?  Damn, I thought it did... ;-)

Thanks for pointing it out to me!

Now I'm off to implement that package manager that does what I want
rather than what I tell it too...

/M

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