Re: [dev] Lag in when changing view to a OpenGL window

From: Étienne Faure <>
Date: Sat, 5 Dec 2015 14:02:52 +0100


On 4 December 2015 at 20:09, ACE <> wrote:
> On 12/04, Anders Straadt wrote:
>> `ps aux | grep -Ei '(comp|unagi)'` and `systemctl | grep -Ei
>> '(comp|unagi)'` shows nothing of interest if that's what you mean?
> You could try running one of them to see if they solve your problem. I
> don't know which compositor works best, they all seem to have some cons.
> Maybe someone here has a recommended compositor which works well.

I use compton, with glx backend and vsync:

compton --backend glx --vsync opengl-swc &

It works pretty well and has the bonus of avoiding tearing in Youtube.
Your millage may vary for games, depending on your video card.

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