Ubuntu

Installation of "kubuntu-full" breaks desktop effects on intel graphics hardware

Reported by Bernd Laser on 2011-12-06
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu)
Low
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Bug Description

Kubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot", 32bit, installed via desktop CD.

Install "kubuntu-full" on a laptop with intel graphics hardware and desktop effects don't activate after next reboot.

It seems to be either fglrx or nvidia-* related since removing all of these video driver packages and reboot apparently fixes the problem.

Please remove dependencies to Nvidia/AMD driver packages, these should be detected and installed at install time properly.

Harald Sitter (apachelogger) wrote :

Indeed we cannot ship flgrx or nvidia drivers their opengl implementations replace MESA's which breaks intel's gl...

Changed in kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
tags: added: kubuntu
Changed in kubuntu-meta (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → ubuntu-12.04
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