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  • "beermad" started this thread

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Wednesday, November 5th 2008, 10:17am

Switching desktop effects on and off

OK, so the desktop effects on KDE4 are finally working now I've got a decent driver for my video card. But... a well-documented problem is that applications that use GL rendering (like Google Earth, video players, etc) flicker like hell when effects are enabled.

So my question is, what command can I run to switch the effects on and off?

I can do it manually with Kubuntu's systemsettings, but what I really need is something I can put in a script something like:
switch_effects off
switch_effects on
So that it's all done for me automatically.

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