"Could not get screen information" error
I found the culprit. It's a gnome bug or intentional design by gnome developers.
It doesn't communicate with compiz.
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kenn 11 months
I have Ubuntu 13.10 32bit OS. A few days ago I added gnome3 ppa and upgraded to gtk 3.10. I had to fix many gnome bugs. But I couldn't find a solution to this one.
When I try to open display
LC_ALL=C gnome-control-center display
Could not get screen informationerror.
I don't know it's related to it; I can not generate
sudo Xorg :1 -configure
sudo Xorg :1 -configure X.Org X Server 1.14.5 Release Date: 2013-12-12 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.0-54-generic i686 Ubuntu Current Operating System: Linux kenn 3.11.0-19-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 11 18:48:32 UTC 2014 i686 Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-3.11.0-19-generic root=UUID=c2d1b866-a0fd-4214-b79b-11b2af29da4d ro quiet splash vt.handoff=7 Build Date: 17 December 2013 10:03:52AM xorg-server 2:1.14.5-1ubuntu2~saucy1 (For technical support please see http://www.ubuntu.com/support) Current version of pixman: 0.30.2 Before reporting problems, check http://wiki.x.org to make sure that you have the latest version. Markers: (--) probed, (**) from config file, (==) default setting, (++) from command line, (!!) notice, (II) informational, (WW) warning, (EE) error, (NI) not implemented, (??) unknown. (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.1.log", Time: Wed Apr 23 12:08:43 2014 setversion 1.4 failed List of video drivers: sis r128 neomagic vmware modesetting openchrome trident dummy ati mach64 siliconmotion mga radeon s3 cirrus vesa sisusb qxl tdfx intel nouveau savage fbdev (++) Using config file: "/home/****/xorg.conf.new" (==) Using system config directory "/usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d" vesa: Ignoring device with a bound kernel driver Number of created screens does not match number of detected devices. Configuration failed. (EE) Server terminated with error (2). Closing log file.
Here is my driver info
lspci -nn | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller : Intel Corporation Mobile GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller (primary) [8086:2a02] (rev 03)
I hope you help me fix it.