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In Ubuntu 10.04 there was a special option, which provided you an ability to change an animation level in one click. But it doesn't exist in Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10.

Which parameters I should change in Compiz Manager to set the 'Extra' level?

You can see the image of 10.04:


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Extra Level does not exist anymore....

Instead, now you can customize animations more by using Compiz Config Settings Manager!

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Execute this command to install it:

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager


Watch this video.


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Yeah, that doesn't exist any more and we have to configure compiz manually from what I know. May be they removed it because of problems that may arise with configuring unity that way, I am not sure why.

Since you are on 12.04 or later, and I am assuming that you have compiz installed, if not use

sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager

to install it.


From there on you can configure it in different ways as you like. Here are more places where you can read some material/guides on cool tweaks you can do with this tool once you install it.

How to change color of unity workspace border, and window resize

If you find some feature name not understandable, take a look at compiz wiki and read what that feature does, and then tweak it if you want to. Happy tweaking!

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