So for a usable desktop again, I installed this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~info-g-com/+a...s_filter=lucid
Is this new or just a manifestation of the ageold composition bugs in fglrx? I managed to install 10.4 from ati.com after the upgrade process didn't manage it.
Now desktop effects are enabled but certain operations are ass-slow. Namely as title implies: Alt-middle-mouse-button window resize, alt-tabbing