nokompmgr

KDE 1.-4. Improvements

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Description:

SHORT:

This is simple script to disable composite manager while launching some applications (OpenGL mainly). May be useful for nvidia driver users.

LONG:

When you are using such eye candy like true transparency, windows shadows with nvidia driver you will early notice that many applications especially 3d ones have buggy display. That is because nvidia driver doesn't work well with both composite and glx extensions. To avoid bugs you need disable composite effects before launching those applications and this script will do it automaticly.

INSTALL (for those 'newbies'):
save as /usr/bin/nokompmgr and make it executable. Now update shortcuts and menuitems by adding "nokompmgr" before command like "nokompmgr et"
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13 years ago

0.2:
+support for many X sessions
+ "--help" and "--version" switches just for fun :)

mattepiu

12 years ago

I'm trying to use with kde-3.5.1 and
superkaramba, but it gives me:

kde-config: WARNING: KLocale: trying to look up "" in catalog. Fix the program

and then while running superkaramba ALL
kompmgr is disabled, it re-enables when I
stop superkaramba.

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nightwriter

13 years ago

I can watch videos again AND have transparency

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tourist

13 years ago

i'm rather new to linux, maybe couple of word how to use it?, how to make superkaramba start always with the sript?
thx for you work

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xarafaxz

13 years ago

You don't need to use it with superkaramba but olny with those superkaramba blinking for (propablity fullscreen games).

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DaBlade

13 years ago

Ah, I get it now. Thanks :)

I don't really need it, but it's nice that someone wrote it too. ;)

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MasterD

13 years ago

Cool, thanks. Now I can play Enemy Territory without bugs when I have enabled Superkaramba or amarok.

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DaBlade

13 years ago

I don't understand exactly what this tool is for. Care to explain in more laymans terms please?

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striderstrahan

13 years ago

KompMgr is what is used for translucency and shadowing. You can enable it through the control centre - desktop->window behavior. The only catch is some apps don't like it (most notably for me superkaramba) I've been looking for this for a while, thanks mate to the author!

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13 years ago

0.2:
+support for many X sessions
+ "--help" and "--version" switches just for fun :)

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