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sou1234321 4th October 2007 11:53

Problem with Beryl...
 
Dear Friends,

Though I have a graphics card, and yet after successful installation of Beryl Manager, I can't get the effects!

Even when I try to turn on the desktop effects in System>Preferences>Look & Feel>Desktop Effects, it warns/shows me that it cannot be used...! Why? :confused:

Please help friends...

I use FEDORA 7.

Hardware:
Pentium D
ASUS P5GC-MX Motherboard
1.0 GB DDR2 RAM
NVIDIA GeForce 6200-GT Turbo Video Card (detected by Fedora)

falko 5th October 2007 12:57

Did you install the nvidia drivers? They should be available in your package manager.

sou1234321 5th October 2007 18:40

Thank you, dear moderator. Practically this was the reason why BERYL was not running...! Yes, I saw the effect of BERYL, I don't have any words to describe it... it's just awesome.

Now, I have again run into problem. This is due to my own ignorance. I have installed BERYL & Compiz-fusion both in FEDORA.

For the first 30 minutes, BERYL ran, but now neither the Beryl is working nor the compiz is working. I have not even seen the effects of compiz.

Here are the steps which I did:

1. Application > System Tools > Beryl Manager
2. The Beryl logo (red emerald) is coming at the top-right part of status bar. But nothing is happening with the water effects, raindrops, etc. But previously (30 minute before) they were working.
3. Right click on the Beryl logo > Select Window Manager
But I cannot be able to select the Beryl. Instead either compiz or Metacity is getting selected automatically...!!!
4. Hence no effects can be achieved...!

The EFFECTS of BERYL DISAPPEARED all of a sudden....!

PLEASE HELP....:confused: :(

falko 6th October 2007 14:09

What exactly did you do before Beryl started to fail?
Have you tried to reboot the system?


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