Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

When i work with compiz as windows manager, my windows are not complete (title bar is missing and white - no longer colored).

I cannot move the windos either. When Y go back to metacity no problems. I had to install compiz fusion icon for do this change, and I work no longer with unity-2d.

share|improve this question
Can you add a screenshot? –  RolandiXor May 30 '11 at 23:19
Sounds like you solved your problem, congrats! You now need to mark your answer as The Answer. It's an important part of the AskUbuntu community. –  djeikyb Jan 30 '12 at 8:41

1 Answer 1

up vote 3 down vote accepted

At the moment i found this solution. First op all i reset compiz with :

gconftool-2 --recursive-unset /apps/compiz-1

and unity reset to:

unity --reset

I found this at www.webupd8.org. The windows are normal now. Compiz is my windows manager. The colour is back and i can move the windows.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer


By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.