ive read a lot that its better to disable compiz when using wine.
the fullscreen mode of many games may not work with compiz.
That is true, i found compiz, X and even wine crashing, saw strange graphic bugs, got poor performance on games.
so, is it impossible to have compiz working AND playing games in fullscreen mode with wine ? No.
You can have a fully working compiz desktop with your games running ( only issue: fullscreen mode has to be the same resolution your desktop has.)
see the picture:
Here is the TIP:
Set for every game a virtual desktop with same size as your normal resolution. Choose the same resolution and enabled fullscreen mode in the games options ( disable vsync helps a lot )
What does it do:
- works fine
- tested it with STALKER, NWN2, JERICHO, THE WITCHER and TUNGUSKA -> works for every game without exeption.
- compiz does not crash
What does it not do:
- fullscreen is only in normal desktop resolution. if the ingame resolution is smaller or higher, the video output is resized, not rescaled.
Add a "compiz-fix-fake-fullscreen-thing" to installers.