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sorry for my bad english but i'm french.

Well, i have this new ubuntu with unity and compiz just doesn't work.

As you can see i have everything i need checked :

and :

But after this when i close, minimize or anything, nothing happends. I don't know what to do, i already have the driver for my graphic card.

Thanks ;)

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You could try this command in a terminal: compiz --replace & and see if there are any errors in the output. Then disown %1 so it doesn't die when you exit the terminal. – Chuck R Feb 22 '12 at 9:01
hello and thanks for your time. I'm getting few errors : – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 9:03
@Githlar – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 9:09
It seems that compiz is not using my ATI card but my intel HD graphic. – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 9:16
I'm having the same problem I'm not sure how it's effecting your PC but my whole entire launch bar and menu bar is missing and when I use the command 'ccsm' and try to enable unity and disable anythings that my conflict it says it's enabled for a second but then it wants me to enable Expo, OpenGL, and Scale. but it always ends with them all automatically unenabling all the enabled plugins – user154672 May 2 '13 at 4:17

I've had this problem before (unfortunately mine caused a kernel panic at boot)! If you're not using something like Bumblebee to save power (i.e. you're on a desktop) you can blacklist your Intel on-board video by adding this line to /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist

blacklist intel-agp

Then reboot

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Humm It still doesn't work. I didn't have the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist so i created it. But i had this one /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf. I added the line at both files on by one and both at the ame time but it still doesn't work ... – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 16:41
Btw i tried this /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p. But i had bad request. So i've come here :… – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 16:51
and in /etc/modpobe.d/fglrx.conf i can read : blacklist radeon – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 16:53
should i comment this line ? – mamouth Feb 22 '12 at 16:53
I'm sorry. Before I did mean blacklist.conf. Actually, did you install the drivers with "Additional Drivers"? Or the official ones? If it's got a green light in "Additional Drivers," it means it's installed. Honestly, I had nothing but heartache with ATI cards in Ubuntu after the first two I gave up on them and used nVidia (they're much better supported). Then again, that was in 2007. But, I realized that some people don't have an option (i.e. Built-in on a laptop) – Chuck R Feb 23 '12 at 13:15

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