kde disable compositing shortcut
Additionally i think that this is the wrong aproach to do something that forces every game to change their code. If you have one of those awesome drivers not supporting two OpenGL contexts at the same time, you might see either artefacts or a crashing KWin. I really hope that video players, games and Wine pick up our new property and we will also recommend it as an additon to the NETWM specification. KWin will suspend compositing and keep the state untill no window blocks compositing. Dude, you are a fucking idiot. KDE is an open community of friendly people who want to create a world in which everyone has control over their digital life and enjoys freedom and privacy. Press J to jump to the feed. Kde 5.6 is giving me some headache. Turning it off, will have no impact. I personally doubt that turning compositing off will save battery, but will cause a further drain. Plasma 5.17.0 Complete Changelog : KDE.org Bluedevil Pluralize the i18n() message. Consider darkening of non-focused windows: it is just modifying the rendering of the window. People with lousy hardware will choose “Disable desktop effects” and the others will like “Smart usage of desktop effects”. I don’t think that watching Full-HD videos is a corner case any more and I don’t think it is acceptable for the average user to know that there is compositing it all. I too have been seeing compositing shutting off quite a bit, but I figured it had to do with me â¦ except the removal of the “Enable desktop effects” check box in the GUI. “A good example for that is turning compositing off to save some more minutes of battery. 4771 19254 Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:28 am Lachu Tutorials & Tips User-submitted information on installing, configuring, and using KDE. I know it doesn’t directly apply to full-screen video, but I thought the consensus on the mailing list was to implement this option, and it is related to the general topic. It is already added to the window rules framework. Probably compositing related (happens mostly but not exclusively when I switch desktops). Also there are a LOT of games that are closed (everything from id software, world of goo(in the past), and LOTS of games) and you can’t patch those, yes you can tell them to update the games but in the case of semi-old games(again doom3) most companies don’t even remember having sold those games, they are past stuff. Just use the Alt-Tab keysequence and keep the Alt key pressed. On Windows keyboards, this is usually Windows key with a Windows logo. For powersaving one should consider to use the XRender backend (completely spares the pixmap -> texture conversion. Well since you are an “expert” in power management, kwin internals and plasma internals I’d like you to share with the rest of us your technical reasons disproving The answer about gpus with driver problems is also bad. I remember Windows Vista/7 is doing the same turning off aero when playing a movie in fullscreen or playing a game (at least that’s what i remember, haven’t been using windows for a loooong time). KDE Applications 18.04.0 are now released. a multihead setup. If not, has anyone clocked if there's even a significant performance difference when compositing is running alongside a game? You say that the average user should not be aware that there is such a thing as compositing and I agree with that, but I wonder: how is that realizable when (1) compositing from time to time gets so slow that it gets disabled (and the user experience is: “suddenly the desktop looks so different and why does all of a sudden ‘present windows’ not work anymore? I agree with all the proposed changes (thank you for implementing this and for continuously improving kwin!!!) Most of the time i got a fullscreen video on one monitor and everything else on the other. Nothing horrible, but some of the users would rather prefer no effects at all rather than having them choppy. For them it’s just “KDE/Linux is slow”. Also what about adding the option into special window/application settings of KWin? 1. I think you need this knowledge to really understand what is going on and what makes sense. I’m not sure i understand. What about the option discussed recently to turn off desktop effects while leaving compositing on? What do you mean by “kwin will only allow compositing on system that support it”, I don’t think kwin should be the one making the decitions, unless it’s told to, I’m the owner of the system and I decide if I can bare slow compositing on old pc because it looks nice. Now what is the difference to the unredirection, you may ask? and i really appreciate the time you have taken to reply to all the other legitimate Collaboration between Qt and KDE. Second, disabling the cube makes a big difference if you have it set as your default desktop switcher.