Contents. I used this workaround for some time period > Definitely not fixable in Xfwm4. > [...], > And yes, nearly 4 years later, this is still a problem :(. Realtime Nick Name Ticker People who Joins, Parts or Quits a chatroom this is #debian an IRC-Channel at freenode (freenode IRC service) 0 [00:00:07] *** Quits: nitefall (~thewelli > it does mean a large project to keep XFCE current and usable. > compositor effects completely when entering fullscreen applications, like And do not forget to disable xfce compositor (wm effects) and put compton to autoload. I really hope somehow this problem gets fixed, hopefully nvidia fix there side XFCE's compositor only supports xrender which only makes the tearing worse. > I love XFCE, but the compositor is becoming outdated, and it's time to think 1 Installing compton; ... Compton is an X compositor which supports xrender and glx (opengl) backends. People who are experiencing screen tearing in Xfce can try out the following method. It seems clear to me that it's a problem related to Xfce/Xfwm. Besides its elegance, it also provides animations and the layout that increases its looks and feel. What you /could/ do is rewrite the compositor in xfwm4 using OpenGL or even take example on Compton code to rewrite xfwm4 embedded compositor. Xfce aims to be fast and lightweight while still being visually appealing and easy to use. Road to Xfce 4.14. Based on the above numbers XFCE performed around 17% slower than both LXDE and E17, while Unity was around 9% slower than the lighter desktops, and Gnome Shell was a staggering 23% behind. the default window manager of xfce) offers fancy stuffs such as transparency/shadows only. And as far as your drivers question goes installing necessary drivers makes your hardware ready, … Open the Compositor tab, and uncheck the option “Enable display compositing.” Now with modern Linux distributions like Ubuntu 12.10, rather than falling back to a 2D unaccelerated desktop if you don't have … But when I activated it became significantly slower. Id just like to add and thank the XFCE developers beyond this issue, XFCE is the best piece of desktop software ive used in linux ever, especially 4.8 it has made unity and gnome obsolete to me and im very pleased with it even without compositing and with docky . > As soon as I plug in an external display via HDMI (which may not be exclusive cause here though), there are contrasty squares all over places which have recently be changed/painted (by the compositor, seemingly). > kwin does. I used this workaround for some time period Its compositor supports vsync via OpenGL or the XPresent extension. There is stutter now. I have a core i7 and a Ati 5730, with the latest Ati drivers. Disable your compositor by opening the main Applications menu and clicking “Settings -> Window Manager Tweaks.” This will open a new window. Compositing window manager software communicates with graphics hardware via programming interfaces such as OpenGL or Direct3D. X11 Service forwards the rendered graphics to the Window Manager / Compositor. It's now completely tear-free and has no noticeable latency. > That won't fix tearing in the desktop, but at least it could fix tearing Install the picom package or picom-gitAUR for the development version. > kwin does. To install it from the command line: sudo pacman -S compton The bug exist somewhere in src/compositor.c but I can see that this file is 5000 lines long and full of nesting ifdefs. - Uses less resources since the fps is limited to the display refreshrate. There's plenty of alternatives out there, but had you considered KDE's compositing window manager, KWin? Xfce embodies the traditional Unix philosophy of modularity and re-usability. AFAIK only KWin and compiz offer opengl/3d based compositing. @olivier Xfwm finds glx if after running it reenable compositor. Help in #ubuntu-effects [12:42] sexcopte1, gnomebaker can do it , in the menu under tools I beleive [12:43] wtigerguy: Okay, that's a start. How to Fix XFCE Performance Issues So a while ago, it was concluded that XFCE suffers performance issues partly due to the awful compositor they use. This bug is about replacing the compositor in xfwm4 with compton - as you said it's perfectly ok to use compton in standalone mode with xfwm, but it requires tweaking. The earliest widespread implementations using this technique were released for the Mac in Mac OS X 10.2, and for Linux in a Luminocity prototype. [12:42] How do you open usbview, i just got it and can't figure out how to open it [12:42] !beryl [12:42] beryl is a window manager that takes advantage of an OpenGL accelerated X environment. Xfce embodies the traditional Unix philosophy of modularity and re-usability. But when I activated it became significantly slower. The best solution is to use "compton --backend glx --vsync opengl". That compositor is turned off by default in MX Linux because it can cause various problems on older machines. People who are experiencing screen tearing in Xfce can try out the following method. Why is that? > I believe it should really be something that should be addressed - even if > 2) XFCE has problems with VSYNC when the compositor is enabled. So Unity and XFCE differ in important ways. One, workaround that could be done, is some kind of option that disable compositor effects completely when entering fullscreen applications, like kwin does. This causes more problems with tearing while playing videos etc. What else can I do to track down this problem? Contents. I have a core i7 and a Ati 5730, with the latest Ati drivers. Please note that this is a snapshot of our old Bugzilla server, which is read only since May 29, 2020. I hope you still want some news about Xfce ! The result is lower peformance and And as far as your drivers question goes installing necessary drivers makes your hardware ready, … > One, workaround that could be done, is some kind of option that disable Using an opengl compositor also makes smooth scrolling in firefox feel far smoother on my machine, without it whenever I scrolled in firefox there was a lot of really ugly tearing. Or perhaps it's giving you that infamous screen tearing with the lack of OpenGL VSync? Xfce has essentially the same steps as MATE, just with more windows to navigate. Not enough effects for your fancy? > while watching videos or playing some games. the default window manager of xfce) offers fancy stuffs such as transparency/shadows only. Compton is very fast (whether you use the Xrender or OpenGL backend), stable, conservative about new features, well maintained and the developers are very responsive. > compositor effects completely when entering fullscreen applications, like AFAIK only KWin and compiz offer opengl/3d based compositing. I am sure that this approach is wrong, this compressor will never be stable. Xfce is a fantastic desktop environment that unfortunately has always had a screen tearing issue. Based on the above numbers XFCE performed around 17% slower than both LXDE and E17, while Unity was around 9% slower than the lighter desktops, and Gnome Shell was a staggering 23% behind. New: Installing XFCE on Ubuntu 16.10. Xfwm (Xfce) compositor. April 12, 2016; Skunnyk; The looong road to xfce 4.14. There are no tests for this compositor. I switched my XFCE machines over to use Compton for window compositing today - and it’s a noticeable improvement.. A compositor glues your stacks of windows together to form the final image that you see on screen. And do not forget to disable xfce compositor (wm effects) and put compton to autoload. Compton is an X compositor which supports xrender and glx (opengl) backends. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. I will post my compton settings with configured shadows if you want to. > video tearing. Note: In Xfce and E17, a FLTK window is, in some places like the alt-tab selector, labelled as "FLTK" instead of its title. The first one enables the opengl backend. Tried with and without compositor. Xfce or XFCE (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free and open-source desktop environment for Linux and BSD operating systems.. Xfce aims to be fast and lightweight while still being visually appealing and easy to use. > As usual, the xfce development is slow, has some organisation problems (only few members have access to servers, and are often not present), and lack “core” maintainers/mentors. xfwm4 (i.e. Improvements so far: 3D might be useful for the popular conky daemon and desktop compositing in general (which is a default in Xfce). Is this behaviour known? Again, you're confusing things, Compton is a standalone compositing manager, xfwm4 is a window manager *and* a compositing manager, you cannot replace the compositor in xfwm4 with Compton. > frame. An anonymous reader writes "Modern Linux desktops like Ubuntu's Unity and the GNOME Shell have placed a requirement on OpenGL 2.0+ support for handling their compositing window managers and desktop effects.Wayland's Weston also needs OpenGL ES 2.0 support. David Batson ... Maybe the tearing is minimal, but I haven't seen any tear spikes since using compton with opengl. The best solution is to use "compton --backend glx --vsync opengl". I've never noticed tearing with compositing disabled, but Xfce's compositor cannot sync to the vbl at all because it uses Xrender which doesn't handle that (or so I read.) > XFCE have the manpower to rewrite the compositor. level 2 New 2017-03-05: Trying Ubuntu 16.10 on Intel revealed that there is stutter, too. To check if compton is working following command can be used: Cookies help us deliver our services. However, instead of GNOME desktop, it offers different desktop environments like Cinnamon , Xfce , and MATE . Now one could logout and login again to see if compton has been activated. Compositing and VSYNC is such a basic feature in most DE's. Xfce or XFCE (pronounced as four individual letters) is a free and open-source desktop environment for Linux and BSD operating systems. One, workaround that could be done, is some kind of option that disable compositor effects completely when entering fullscreen applications, like kwin does. It can be done! Hey there, I just installed manjaro 18.1.0rc8 and experienced some weird rendering with xfce. > The only way to fix vsync tearing is to switch to OpenGL, and I don't think XFCE have the manpower to rewrite the compositor. Here the user may select whether to use a compositing window manager, and which compositor to use. > The only way to fix vsync tearing is to switch to OpenGL, and I don't think That’ll be all for this tutorial. Please go to, Compositor cause flickering bars in Mplayer. I can enable Opengl in KDE Compositor Settings, but it keeps falling back to Xrender. 1 Installing compton; ... Compton is an X compositor which supports xrender and glx (opengl) backends. For a Qt-based configuration GUI install compton-confAUR or compton-conf-gitAUR. The default compositing ... vsync = "opengl-swc"; # These are important. Xfwm is the default window manager for Xfce, and it includes its own compositor. Hi everybody, I read somewhere that the compositor of XFCE make a nice effect. Why is that? http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=25192, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayland_%28display_server_protocol%29, https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10416#c2, https://gitlab.xfce.org/xfce/xfwm4/-/issues/37, https://docs.xfce.org/contribute/dev/git/start#gitlab_forks_and_merge_requests, https://mail.xfce.org/mailman/listinfo/xfce4-dev. There is no way to get proper tear-free output on modern intel graphics (ironlake and newer) without an opengl compositor. This page was last edited on 12 May 2019, at 17:50. Is turned off by default opengl is used which is read only since may 29,.! Opengl 3 and then change again to see if compton is an X compositor supports! Later, this is still a problem: ( off by default opengl used... 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