[clug] KDE desktop kinda freezing

Tony Lewis tony at lewistribe.com
Sun Feb 23 12:07:13 UTC 2020

James, just giving some feedback that changing the compositor seems to 
be working for me.  Thanks

On 9/2/20 2:12 am, James Ring wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 8, 2020 at 5:12 AM Tony Lewis via linux
> <linux at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> I've been running the current Kubuntu version for the last few months,
>> and I find that every so often it freezes.  I'm trying to find out what
>> causes it and what I can do to fix it.
>> The symptoms are:
>>    * the mouse cursor moves freely, but no actions do anything to windows
>>    * the keyboard does nothing
>>    * the desktop doesn't change, including panels with clocks in it
>>    * audio keeps playing (e.g. spotify)
>>    * I cannot successfully save my Windows VM from the command line (more
>>      below)
> Are you using an NVIDIA accelerator? I had similar symptoms which I
> believe I resolved by changing the compositor from XRender to OpenGL:
> $ systemsettings5
> Click on "Display and Monitor" under "Hardware" and try OpenGL 2.0.
>> Tony
> HTH, I know this is incredibly frustrating.
> Regards,
> James

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