Ubuntu 9.10 and catalyst: fixing a slow window deployment

    In freshly installed ubuntu u happy^ W users of the proprietary driver from ati (catalyst), with the effects turned on, the window expands for a very long time. To fix it, you need to put "X" with the nobackflill patch (background initialization is turned off). This is easy to do:
    1. In /etc/apt/sources.list add:
      deb ppa.launchpad.net/launchpad-weyland/xserver-nobackfill/ubuntu karmic main
    2. Run:
      sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 16E70E3E
      sudo aptitude update
      sudo aptitude upgrade
    3. Reboot X server

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