On openSUSE 11.0 it is no longer possible to enable or disable Xgl with a graphical tool (such as gnome-xgl-settings in the past). Only the command line tool xgl-switch is still left to do this job. Instead AIGLX is now always enabled on supported hardware. There are still some issues with AIGLX (e.g., Xvideo is usually slower, OpenGL applications are misplaced when you rotate compiz’ cube), but the majority of our customers are requesting to have AIGLX enabled by default. If you prefer Xgl over AIGLX use the command line tool xgl-switch to enable it:
If there are problems after enabling it (Xserver crashes, etc.) disable it again by running
The proprietary NVIDIA driver needs neither AIGLX nor Xgl for running with compositing managers as it provides its own framework.
To enable Compiz, use “Desktop Effects (simple-ccsm)” application from the application menu.
found this in release notes, when i installed it… i have experienced with this a little and it performs great even when running desktop effects on full. maybe it should do the trick for this problem allso, i am not sure, that is why i wrote maybe you should try this
Two other things can slow down your PC:
a. ipv6 - try disabling that (I always disable it as part of the install);
b. beagle - it could be indexing your hard drive, slowing things down. You could remove beagle (I always remove it).
On my previous hardware i have disabled beagled allso, but now on aMILO XI2550 i have it running… is it still making problems with performance? maybe i should disable it now allso, thanx for remembering me
Can jo be so nice, and tell me what ipv6 is?
should i disable it, or can i expect to have some issues then elsewhere?