Suggestions on getting compiz working?

Alexey Shuvaev shuvaev at
Mon Nov 22 15:24:44 UTC 2010

On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 05:35:20PM -0800, Doug Barton wrote:
> Any ideas? I've tried the suggestions at
> and
> they don't work for me.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Suggestions on getting compiz working?
> Date: Wed, 10 Nov 2010 22:21:28 -0800
> From: Doug Barton <dougb at>
> Organization:
> To: freebsd-gnome at
> I've been multi-booting FreeBSD, Windows, and Ubuntu linux, and the
> default window manager for Ubuntu is compiz (with gnome of course). It
> works well, and I was hoping to get it working in FreeBSD. I tried
> several different configuration options that I found from searching on
> line, but didn't have any success, not even trying to run it all by
> itself (using startx).
> So does anyone have compiz working with gnome on FreeBSD? The CPU and
> RAM on this system are pretty beefy, even though the Intel GPU is fairly
> run of the mill. OTOH, it works in linux ...
Mmm... Error messages, back traces, etc.?
I think, you know, "doesn't work" would not bring you much :)

As a general note, composite + opengl always was a troublesome combination.
And the state of the intel graphics driver on freebsd is also not the best.


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