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  • Originally posted by pali View Post
    @oibaf: Is radeonsi dri driver supported by your ppa (for precise or other versions)? And is opengl working?
    It is currently working OK (I am on raring, though, with a Radeon HD 7870). However, since a few days ago there is a stability problem for any time you launch a 3D app (e.g. games) the GPU hangs. It seems the devs are aware and looking into it (see https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=68984 , comment 16. I'm not sure whether there is a proper bug filed against libdrm or mesa. I'll check). I have reverted to the mesa 20 August build and am waiting for that problem to be solved.

    With radeonsi quite a few steam games work, some don't launch and others crash (check, for instance https://bugs.freedesktop.org/buglist...i&product=Mesa), but frankly the driver is improving quite quickly.

    If you have anough HDD space you can always set up a dual boot (Ubuntu 12.04 + Ubuntu 13.04) with a shared home directory for minimum hassle (I have that with 12.04+Catalyst and 13.04+oibaf's ppa builds).

    Regards

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    • I do not want to install ubuntu dualboot and rebooting everytime I need someting to do with graphics. Rather I will wait until @oibaf prepare packages also for ubuntu 12.04. And also if there are above problems card is not usable now. So also need to wait until above problems will be fixed.

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      • Originally posted by oibaf View Post
        Try again this PPA, hopefully the wayland problem should be fixed. Let me know if there are problems (e.g. error installing packages): https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/test/
        It simply doesn't work for me, I lost the bordes( bordi...) of the windows..., I will wait for now, I don't have any hurry

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        • Originally posted by pandev92 View Post
          It simply doesn't work for me, I lost the bordes( bordi...) of the windows..., I will wait for now, I don't have any hurry
          Did the packages install cleanly? You lose the borders in KDE?

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          • Originally posted by oibaf View Post
            Did the packages install cleanly? You lose the borders in KDE?
            Yes exactly, first of all I did an ppa-purge of xorg edgers. Reboot, all run fine. Later I add your ppa, and update, dist-upgrade, reboot, no effects , no bordes in kde, with unity all run fine! When I see on muon, I see that I have installed wayland 1.0.5, can be this the problem o.o?

            I have kde 4.11 on kubuntu 13.04.

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            • Originally posted by pandev92 View Post
              Yes exactly, first of all I did an ppa-purge of xorg edgers. Reboot, all run fine. Later I add your ppa, and update, dist-upgrade, reboot, no effects , no bordes in kde, with unity all run fine! When I see on muon, I see that I have installed wayland 1.0.5, can be this the problem o.o?

              I have kde 4.11 on kubuntu 13.04.
              I forget to say that you should enable both PPAs (https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/graphics-drivers/ and https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/test/). Can you also post the output of:
              apt-cache rdepends libwayland0 libwayland-client0 libwayland-server0 libwayland-dev libwayland-cursor0
              with kde 4.11 installed?

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              • Originally posted by oibaf View Post
                I forget to say that you should enable both PPAs (https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/graphics-drivers/ and https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/test/). Can you also post the output of:

                with kde 4.11 installed?
                I will try now

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                • Originally posted by oibaf View Post
                  Try again this PPA, hopefully the wayland problem should be fixed. Let me know if there are problems (e.g. error installing packages): https://launchpad.net/~oibaf/+archive/test/
                  I missed this message. I will give it a try tonight to see if it works. At least, by looking at the build log, libwayland-egl.so is included in the libegl-drivers package. I could not get that library compiled when trying to build your mesa ppa source package with libwayland-*-1.2 from your test ppa... I just don't know why, even though I uncommented the debian/rules line relating to wayland as an egl platform.

                  Regards

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                  • Originally posted by jsa1983 View Post
                    I missed this message. I will give it a try tonight to see if it works. At least, by looking at the build log, libwayland-egl.so is included in the libegl-drivers package. I could not get that library compiled when trying to build your mesa ppa source package with libwayland-*-1.2 from your test ppa... I just don't know why, even though I uncommented the debian/rules line relating to wayland as an egl platform.

                    Regards
                    I am posting this from a KDE 4.11 session while admiring kwin's window decorations... so it works. However, the package kde-window-manager requires libwayland0 (>= 1.0.2) and libwayland 1.2 seems to be split across three different libs, none of them libwayland0-1.2, so in order to install kde-window-manager its .deb control file must be edited in order to delete that dependency or to change it to (I assume) libwayland-client0.

                    For those that do not know how to edit the control file, see below. Note however, that the upgrade process may result in your screwing your KDE installation, so first be sure you know how to revert to raring's KDE-4.10 packages.

                    Code:
                    wget https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-ppa/+archive/backports/+files/kde-window-manager_4.11.1-0ubuntu1%7Eubuntu13.04%7Eppa2_amd64.deb
                    or

                    Code:
                    wget https://launchpad.net/~kubuntu-ppa/+archive/backports/+files/kde-window-manager_4.11.1-0ubuntu1%7Eubuntu13.04%7Eppa2_i386.deb
                    and then:

                    Code:
                    mkdir tmp
                    dpkg-deb -x your_package_name.deb tmp
                    dpkg-deb --control your_package_name.deb tmp/DEBIAN
                    Then edit tmp/DEBIAN/control and change the requirements accordingly. After the edit, do:

                    Code:
                    mv your_package_name.deb your_package_name.deb.old
                    dpkg -b tmp your_package_name.deb
                    And install the new package with dpkg. Manual install of packages could be required, but once a few dependencies have been installed, a apt-get dist-upgrade runs nice and everything installs OK.

                    Regards,

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                    • Originally posted by Espionage724 View Post
                      Hmm, so I tried to enable the use of Glamor, but was only presented with a black screen and mouse pointer. Glamor loads properly it seems by looking at /var/log/Xorg.0.log. I heard that Glamor might be incompatible with X Server 1.13 though (I have 1.13.3), is this true?
                      Any ideas from anyone about this?

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