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Old 11-26-11, 12:58 PM   #9
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Default Re: Video tearing with GNOME 3.x

Originally Posted by sandipt View Post
Does tearing happens if you do `nvidia-xconfig --no-composite` and restartX ?
No, it does not. But, as others have written already, gnome-shell requires composite to work. As such, disabling it forces gnome to use the fallback mode, which uses metacity AFAIK.
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