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gazebo window blinking

asked 2011-03-13 11:46:19 -0500

vincent gravatar image

updated 2011-03-13 11:51:44 -0500

Hi,

When I was trying to run Gazebo on Lucid 64bit, but the graphic window inside "Gazebo" window kept blinking.

Some information on my hardware: My graphics card is ATI Integrated Radeon HD4200, which is listed as a working card in this link http://www.ros.org/wiki/simulator_gaz...

I thought it was related to the graphic card driver. So I tried two ways to install the driver:

  1. manually installed the latest driver ati-driver-installer-11-2-x86.x86_64
  2. use "system"-"Administration"-"Hardware Drivers" and "activate" the default driver listed there.

But the problem still exist, still blinking. Any idea on this?

Thank you in advance.

Vincent

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answered 2011-03-13 12:02:51 -0500

arebgun gravatar image

You can try disabling compiz, that should fix blinking.

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Yes that solved the problem~ Thanks a lot! So it's a conflict between compiz and gazebo?
vincent gravatar image vincent  ( 2011-03-13 12:33:28 -0500 )edit
That happens with AMD cards only, I suppose that's a driver "feature"... future driver revisions will probably fix this.
arebgun gravatar image arebgun  ( 2011-03-13 14:42:11 -0500 )edit
Thank you, probably I will consider use Nvidia card, lol
vincent gravatar image vincent  ( 2011-03-14 05:52:45 -0500 )edit

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