Comment 208 for bug 862430

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On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Val <email address hidden> wrote:

> Soos Gergely,
>
> Thank you for bringing the issue of compiz support (of lack thereof) in
> future versions of Ubuntu to our attention. I admit I have not even
> considered the possibility that compiz may become unavailable in future
> versions. This is alarming and upsetting. I like Ubuntu, it has been my
> favourite OS for years. However, when compiz becomes unavailable I will
> have to switch to another distro. Losing compiz will be too much for me.
>
> --
> You received this bug notification because you are a bug assignee.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/862430
>
> Title:
> window flicker for a short time after switching workspaces
>
> Status in Compiz:
> Fix Released
> Status in Compiz Core:
> Triaged
> Status in “compiz” package in Ubuntu:
> Fix Released
>
> Bug description:
> Affects 11.10 and 12.04 (beta 1)
>
> 2) The version of the package you are using, via 'apt-cache policy
> pkgname' or by checking in Software Center
> compiz:
> Installed: 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu1
> Candidate: 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu1
> Version table:
> *** 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu1 0
> 500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main amd64
> Packages
> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
> unity:
> Installed: 4.18.0-0ubuntu1
> Candidate: 4.18.0-0ubuntu1
> Version table:
> *** 4.18.0-0ubuntu1 0
> 500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ oneiric/main amd64
> Packages
> 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
>
> 3) What you expected to happen
> If I switch workspaces windows should not flicker.
>
> 4) What happened instead
> If I switch to another workspace the windows appear (flicker) on the
> next workspace for a short time.
>
>
> A demonstration video:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/compiz/+bug/862430/+attachment/2724193/+files/video-2012-02-08-18-05-38.mp4
>
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.10
> Package: unity 4.18.0-0ubuntu1
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.0.0-12.19-generic 3.0.4
> Uname: Linux 3.0.0-12-generic x86_64
> .tmp.unity.support.test.0:
>
> ApportVersion: 1.23-0ubuntu2
> Architecture: amd64
> CompizPlugins:
> [core,bailer,detection,composite,opengl,decor,mousepoll,vpswitch,regex,animation,snap,expo,move,compiztoolbox,place,grid,imgpng,gnomecompat,wall,ezoom,workarounds,resize,fade,unitymtgrabhandles,scale,session,unityshell]
> CompositorRunning: compiz
> Date: Thu Sep 29 16:06:33 2011
> DistUpgraded: Log time: 2011-09-24 10:32:25.138728
> DistroCodename: oneiric
> DistroVariant: ubuntu
> GraphicsCard:
> Intel Corporation 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
> [8086:2e22] (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
> Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Device [1462:7521]
> Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. Device [1462:7521]
> InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Beta amd64 (20110906)
> MachineType: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD MS-7521
> ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-12-generic
> root=UUID=0afe1514-67e2-4345-b7a2-b7df2fc0ad41 ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7
> SourcePackage: unity
> UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to oneiric on 2011-09-24 (5 days ago)
> dmi.bios.date: 03/30/2010
> dmi.bios.vendor: American Megatrends Inc.
> dmi.bios.version: V4.6
> dmi.board.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
> dmi.board.name: G45M Digital (MS-7521)
> dmi.board.vendor: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
> dmi.board.version: 2.0
> dmi.chassis.asset.tag: To Be Filled By O.E.M.
> dmi.chassis.type: 3
> dmi.chassis.vendor: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
> dmi.chassis.version: 2.0
> dmi.modalias:
> dmi:bvnAmericanMegatrendsInc.:bvrV4.6:bd03/30/2010:svnMICRO-STARINTERNATIONALCO.,LTD:pnMS-7521:pvr2.0:rvnMICRO-STARINTERNATIONALCO.,LTD:rnG45MDigital(MS-7521):rvr2.0:cvnMICRO-STARINTERNATIONALCO.,LTD:ct3:cvr2.0:
> dmi.product.name: MS-7521
> dmi.product.version: 2.0
> dmi.sys.vendor: MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO.,LTD
> version.compiz: compiz 1:0.9.6+bzr20110929-0ubuntu1
> version.ia32-libs: ia32-libs N/A
> version.libdrm2: libdrm2 2.4.26-1ubuntu1
> version.libgl1-mesa-dri: libgl1-mesa-dri 7.11-0ubuntu3
> version.libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental: libgl1-mesa-dri-experimental N/A
> version.libgl1-mesa-glx: libgl1-mesa-glx 7.11-0ubuntu3
> version.xserver-xorg: xserver-xorg 1:7.6+7ubuntu7
> version.xserver-xorg-input-evdev: xserver-xorg-input-evdev
> 1:2.6.0-1ubuntu13
> version.xserver-xorg-video-ati: xserver-xorg-video-ati
> 1:6.14.99~git20110811.g93fc084-0ubuntu1
> version.xserver-xorg-video-intel: xserver-xorg-video-intel
> 2:2.15.901-1ubuntu2
> version.xserver-xorg-video-nouveau: xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
> 1:0.0.16+git20110411+8378443-1
>
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