KDE desktop effects

by Jaakko Nissiat 2011-01-26 08:10:19

I was playing a bit with KDE on my work computer running Ubuntu 10.10 and was wondering why it was a bit sluggish and didn't look that good even though the computer isn't that slow. Turns out desktop effects were disabled and I couldn't switch them on and there was no actual error message stating the reason.

Solution was simple:

  1. (backup and) delete ~/.kde/share/config/kwinrc
  2. kwin --replace

Running kwin on console printed out info about it finding NVidia opengl drivers and enabling desktop effects.

Joy ^^

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