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I installed Xubuntu a few days ago and was loving it. Much faster than Gnome and KDE. I restarted yesterday after installing some updates and this happened (also happened this morning, 20 minutes ago)

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This is real annoying now. It means I can't see the desktop. And it just looks plain stupid.

Does anyone have any ideas as to whats up?
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post #2 of 7
Compositing, at a guess.
Turning off desktop effects should fix it - while you wait for the package maintainers to fix their kludge.
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Yay, you fixed it biggrin.gif

Thanks for the quick response, +rep





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And that's why I ditched AMD and went with nVidia. rolleyes.gif
    
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post

And that's why I ditched AMD and went with nVidia. rolleyes.gif

Yeah I am in need of a new card anyway... I have an old Radeon HD 4350. Should it definitely be Nvidia because I am using Linux?
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Yeah I am in need of a new card anyway... I have an old Radeon HD 4350. Should it definitely be Nvidia because I am using Linux?

Yes. AMD has always been notoriously bad when it comes to Linux.
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Yes. AMD has always been notoriously bad when it comes to Linux.

I actually think it may be crashing the Sabayon installer... hmm...

Ps this was posted from a live session of Xubuntu while I download it again
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