[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#547569: Bug#547569: xfce4: desktop slowdown when composite is enabled

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Sep 20 20:25:09 UTC 2009

On dim, 2009-09-20 at 22:13 +0200, Enrique wrote:
>  When I enable composite in the window manager tweaks everything seems
> to run slow. Specially desktop switching (both with keyboard and
> mouse) as well as window switching with Alt-Tab. It seems that Xorg
> takes most of the CPU. I am using the NV driver with no xorg.conf file
> (using built-in configuration). 
>  If I disable composite everything seems to work fine.

Then, basically, your card doesn't really support fine compositing, and
you may want to let it disabled.

When the slowdown occurs, do you have a lot of terminal windows open?
Could you with none and report back? I'd assume it's #445323

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