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Is there a workspace switcher for Compiz like elementary's? It's faster and nicer than Ubuntu's current one. Alternatively, is it possible to use elementary's window manager instead of Compiz?

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I can answer one of your questions

  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily
  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install gala
  gala --repĺace

That will install gala the elementary window manager.

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Please don't do this on any production machine. Elementary is still in early development and so is gala. Please be aware that it might be difficult to reverse any changes you made. – Glutanimate Oct 12 '12 at 16:08
Good point, thanks. – Goddard Oct 12 '12 at 17:04

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