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[INFO] related to all desktops that use compton

Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:32 pm
by erikdubois
If you get screentearing or general instabilty on ssd or on virtualbox

Try to change the settings in the compton.conf of your desktop

See if changing xrender to glx helps you.
# Backend to use: "xrender" or "glx".
# GLX backend is typically much faster but depends on a sane driver.
backend = "xrender";
Change it in the following file

on i3

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~/.config/i3/compton.conf
on openbox

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~/.config/compton.conf
on awesome

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~/.config/awesome/compton.conf
on bspwm

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~/.config/bspwm/compton.conf
on xmonad

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~/.xmonad/scripts/compton.conf