[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#713832: Bug#713832: xfwm4: Video lags in Debian Wheezy XFCE with compositing enabled

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sun Jun 23 06:21:18 UTC 2013

On dim., 2013-06-23 at 08:17 +0300, Donald Broatch wrote:
> If I disable compositing, this problem goes away. 
> A Live USB Debian Squeeze XFCE session plays video OK
> with compositing enabled, so it looks like a bug in the
> Debian Wheezy version of XFCE windows manager compositing
> with this particular hardware (I have the same set up on another laptop
> with no issues).

It would help to actually know what kind of hardware it is…

Note that compositing is done in 2D so if you don't have render
acceleration in your driver it will be slow.

In any case, there's not much xfwm4 can do if the driver has performance
issues. Just disable compositing.

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