Is there any composite manager to use with i3 except Compton. I am having serious tearing and ghosting. I have been using various Compton configuration none of which are working. So if there is a composite manager which I can use with i3wm or if there is a workaround this please let me know.

Following Compton configuration I had tried,

Official sample configuration

Compton config for tearing problem

Hardware Information:


[root@arif arif]# lspci -v -s $(lspci | grep -i 'vga\|3d\|2d' | awk '{print $1}') 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 630 (rev 04) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) Subsystem: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd Device d000 Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 125 Memory at f6000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M] Memory at e0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M] I/O ports at f000 [size=64] Expansion ROM at <unassigned> [disabled] Capabilities: [40] Vendor Specific Information: Len=0c <?> Capabilities: [70] Express Root Complex Integrated Endpoint, MSI 00 Capabilities: [ac] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit- Capabilities: [d0] Power Management version 2 Capabilities: [100] Process Address Space ID (PASID) Capabilities: [200] Address Translation Service (ATS) Capabilities: [300] Page Request Interface (PRI) Kernel driver in use: i915 Kernel modules: i915

Memory: 16GB Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-7700 CPU @ 3.60GHz OS: Centos 7 `

  • Comton and i3 work together flawlessly. You could add some information about your video hardware and driver. – ctx Dec 5 '17 at 9:24
  • Added hardware information. – muhammad Dec 6 '17 at 4:22

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