Bug#451706: compiz yields a blank white screen
Cyrille Chépélov wrote:
> Package: compiz
> Version: 0.5.2-2
> Severity: important
> On this system, running "compiz --replace" returns an empty screen, with
> only the mouse pointer. The mouse seems active, does change according to
> what is guessed to be under it, and applications may apparently be run.
> FWIW, the pointers shown did follow the mouse pointer theme as set up in
http://bgoglin.livejournal.com/11253.html could possibly help a bit, but
your problem looks much worse than what we usually observe.
> The fglrx driver may very well be the trouble maker...
Right. Could be related to http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=595213