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.

I want to add my compiz settings to a git repo but I'm having a hard time isolating the relevant files. My home directory is a bit of a mess here. I see gnome, compiz, and gconf everywhere. Which are the right ones? :)

Thanks.

share|improve this question
    
+1. This is very useful if one would want to transfer settings from one machine/account to another without having to go through compiz settings manager and manually reset all the settings. –  William Jun 6 '13 at 4:32
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 3 down vote accepted

It depends on your set-up. They are stored in several locations. The best way for you to find them is to open your Terminal Ctrl-Alt-T, then type sudo locate compiz and press Enter. It will return several results, but you can tell by the names which will contain your settings.

share|improve this answer
    
Looks like the .gconf directory in my case. Running locate compiz | grep /home/<user>/ reveals a few places, but only this directory contains xml files named after the plugins I'm using. Thank you! –  TheDeeno Jan 29 '12 at 17:28
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

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.