compiz not working

Zbigniew Luszpinski zbiggy at
Thu Jul 29 21:42:53 CEST 2010

> > When I want to start up compix I see this message :
> > 
> > compiz (core) - Fatal: GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap is missing
> > compiz (core) - Error: Failed to manage screen: 0
> > compiz (core) - Fatal: No manageable screens found on display :0.0
> > 
> > What went wrong here ?
> Sounds like your graphics card isn't configured for Direct Rendering.
> Could be due to missing kernel configuration, or modules not installed.
> If you paste that error message into a search engine of your choice
> you will probably be able to find articles that are related to your
> graphics card.

It is clearly written that GLX_EXT_texture_from_pixmap OpenGL extension is 
not available. You have to have a GPU driver which has this capability.
What GPU you have (brand/model like for example Nvidia Geforce FX 5200)?

have a nice day,
Zbigniew Luszpinski

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