Compiz Fusion Ubuntu 8.10 and How to Configure ATI and NVIDIA

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Compiz Fusion is The Elegant Desktop in Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

Compiz Fusion
Linux Ubuntu 8.10 presents with many advantages, that issued Ubuntu 8.10 repository and the repository is consist from 14.000 package applications. The applications are like internet, multimedia, programmer application, utility, games, etc. If we have ubuntu repository, please configuration it, because We can get good performance when used Linux Ubuntu. If you don't know to configure ubuntu 8.10 repository, please click here.

Have a good desktop display is the desire of all people so that, they can reduce the tedium in using the computer. Linux Ubuntu 8.10 supports 3D Desktop, the application is compiz fusion. Compiz Fusion is an application to manage a beautiful desktop. If you want to compiz fusion with many advantages, you can install:

joe_engressia#: apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

After the installation finished, press combination Alt+F2 and input ccsm
CCSM is an application that is useful to configure compiz fusion. Compiz fusion can work optimal, if You vga card is detected by Linux Ubuntu. If You used Vga card ATi and NVIDIA, you can use my tips to configure VGA CARD :

How to Configure ATi Video Card:
1. When you installed linux ubuntu 8.10, video card ATi 8.10 has installed in your pc defaultly. But, It doesn't work optimally. Following steps will turn off the default radeon driver and replace with the original ATI driver, Please open a terminal:

joe_engressia$: sudo cp /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.bak

joe_engressia$: sudo aticonfig --initial -- input=/etc/X11/xorg.conf

2. Set the compiz driver initialization so that It past ATi driver that in the blacklist

joe_engressia$: echo SKIP_CHECKS="yes" >> $HOME/.config/compiz/compizmanager

In addition to the above ways, you can also use the following:

joe_engressia$:gksu pico /usr/bin/compiz

Searcing ATi driver, and input fglrx:
#Driver whitelist
WHITELIST="nvidia intel ati radeo i810 fglrx"

Restart your pc, when the configuration finished.

How to configure NVIDA Video Card
In Ubuntu 8.10 repository, there is nvidia driver. So, You can be easy to install it. Let's do it:

joe_engressia$: sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-new nvidia-kernel-common

Please Restart your PC when the installation finished

Comments :

2 comments to “Compiz Fusion Ubuntu 8.10 and How to Configure ATI and NVIDIA”
Anonymous said...

joe_engressia$:gksu pico /usr/bin/compiz

compiz is binary file can't edit (ubuntu 10)

Rachat de credit said...

This was a great support, thank you, now to configure ati and nvidia is very easy with your advice. Thanks

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