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How to disable all Unity animations?

If it's not possible then maybe just the Dash show/hide animations. I simply find myself waiting for animations which is pointless.
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What's a good 2D animation program (an alternative for e.g. Flash CS)?

I don't mean the flash player here, I'm talking about the flash program that I can make animations with. Like Adobe Flash CS (formerly known as Macromedia flash). Is there a program on linux that I ...
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Is there animation software available?

Is there commercial-grade computer animation software available for Ubuntu, similar to the professional software sold for the Windows operating system? This question goes out to those of you who may ...
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Turning off the transition animation when changing workspaces in GNOME2

By default, the transition from one virtual desktop to another one under GNOME2 in Ubuntu 11.04 is visualized with a sliding animation. How can I turn that animation off?
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Minimize window with Docky conflicts with Unity

I'm seeing this unwanted behaviour eversince Unity came to Ubuntu. The Unity's Launcher randomly "steals" the endpoint for the minimizing animations from Docky. In other words, when I click on an icon ...
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How to disable animations in Ubuntu 13.04

I updated to 13.04 few days ago. After that when I switch windows with Alt+TAB, press windows key call the dash window, or switch workspace, there's always a 5 secs delay I can't do anything. Maybe ...
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Is there a pdf reader that displays animations?

I'm creating a presentation and need to include some animations. I placed the animation in the pdf file using Beamer (after storing the animation in a bunch of png files). Now, when I open the file on ...
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Which free software can you use to create rotating 3D Spacefill models of molecules in .gif format?

An example of what I'm talking about is this animation from Wikipedia. I am running 32 bit 12.10 if it is relevant. Please describe step-by-step, with pictures (screenshots with the appropriate areas ...
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How to change the level of animation in Ubuntu 12.10?

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 ...
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Compiz extra animations download Ubuntu 14.04 not working ( burning animations ETC) [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude yesterday. I wanted some cool window animations so I installed Compiz and also (at least, that is what I have tried to do), installed the extra ...
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How to create a rotation animation using shell script?

I looking for a script that creates a rotating animation using character /,-, | and \. If you continuously switch between these characters it would look like its rotating. How to make this?
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How to Install Compiz Extra Animations Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Compiz extra animations? I tried to install compiz-fusion-plugins-extra to get the burn effect and more animations for Compiz, but the terminal told me ...
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How to put an animation sprite on the desktop?

I want a small running bicycle (maybe an animation GIF) on the desktop, to remind me focus on work and work hard, can I? It can be embedded in a small window, but it's better to remove the ...
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How do I get the window jelly effect? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my windows “wavy”? I had Ubuntu before and there was an awesome option that allowed me to get a window "jelly" effect, however after ...
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Tools for 3D animations, models, skeletons and other animation techniques

I am looking for apps in Ubuntu that I can work to create 3D animations, models and other similar stuff. Similar for example to Maya and 3D Studio in Windows. With which apps can I count on.
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Slow and Laggy Animations

Why are my animations laggy and slow on my laptop? AMD Turion tl-56 and HD 3200 with 2 Gig Ram.
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Gimp (GAP) on Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

There's a picture of what comes up. This comes up every time I try to extract videorange. I've tried .mp4, .MPG, and .flv files and it says the same thing each time. I looked it up on youtube, and ...
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How can i get ubuntu to run smoother?

I am relatively new to ubuntu [I've used it before and loved it but one day i just randomly couldn't connect to the internet anymore so i switched back to windows... also netflix doesn't work in ...
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How can you animate a gif that goes back-and-forth instead of repeating?

I'm animating a gif with Imagemagick, I'm doing animate *.JPG, and that repeats the animation. But I would like it to go do "pic1, pic2, pic3, pic2, pic1" and repeat, so that it goes back and forth. ...
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How to disable gnome fallback animations?

Opening an application from the panel starts with fade in and ends with a black square in compiz mode. In 2D-mode launcher on panel starts with border at the edges of the screen, which appears on the ...
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Where are Nautilus loading animation icons located?

When Nautilus is loading a folder or searching for a file, there's an animation like this: How can I change it to gnome-spinner (Humanity process-working)? I’ve searched all animation directories ...
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1answer
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Nvidia driver causing flickering in menu?

Like many Ubuntu users I'm using Compiz Desktop Effects with Gnome. However since Ubuntu 10.10 I've noticed that the zoom effect on my drop down menus i.e. The gnome menu bar have a flicking thin ...
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CompizConfig : Fire animation not found even after install compiz-extras

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my pc and I have installed the necessary compiz plugins to get animations running such as compiz-plugins-extra,compiz-plugins, but I am unable to find 'Fire' animation for ...
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Gnome 3 and compiz, everything works except Explode and Leaf Spread animations

I am using 11.10 with Gnome 3, I have installed Compiz, and have got it functioning almost how I want it. I want my windows to Leaf Spread, which seems to work fine for a few minutes after I enable it ...
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1answer
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How to create a Video from images not like a slideshow?

Im looking for a software which creates a movie from a set of images unlike a slideshow from ffmpeg, Imagination, Openshot etc. Looking more like a movie feature from Picasa, video from the webapp ...
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Puzzle Game QML GridView Animation Problems

I've been working on a puzzle game for Ubuntu Touch and I'm facing some issues with animations. The problem seems to occurs when GridView animations (add, move, remove...) play too fast. Something ...
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How can CCSM's “Show Desktop” animation be made quicker?

In CCSM, under General Options, Key Bindings, there is a "Show Desktop" action. I use it quite often but the animation is too slow for me. Is there a way to speed it up (or turn it off)?
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1answer
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Safari style animations

Anybody know if it's possible to get mac book style animations on ubuntu? Specifically the back, forward, and exit tab animations.
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2answers
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How do I disable fading animation when changing wallpapers?

I'm using 12.04. When I change wallpapers, I don't want to wait for the old wallpaper to fade out and the new one fade in. Is this possible?
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How to use animations as window effects in Compiz?

I recently installed the compiz-plugins-extra in Ubuntu 12.04, And I have animations add-on enabled, But none of the extra features (such as airplane, dissolve, explode, etc.) work. Is there something ...
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12.04 UI problems

I just distro upgraded to 12.04. I hoped that this time I won't have to suffer a whole night to get everything working, but my hopes were shot down quite quickly. The UI in 12.04 is seriously broken, ...
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Is movie gear avilable for Ubuntu?

Back in windows I have used Movie gear to crate GIF files. I would like to know wheather it is availble in Ubuntu. If not please list out similar softwares.
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1answer
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Can I change the window-switching animation without CCSM?

I want to use the coverflow animation during window switching between applications. I am very reluctant to use Compiz (with CCSM, to be specific) because it makes Ubuntu too slow. I don't want any of ...
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1answer
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Can I take the expo animation from Cinnamon and use it in unity?

In cinnamon, when you put the cursor into the top-left corner, it invokes expo and there's a lovely little animated effect (sort of a blue ripple). Is there any way I can take this effect and apply it ...
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Customizing GNOME Shell animations

How do I change/edit the animations in GNOME Shell? For example, I want to use the "Glide" animation for opening applications but GNOME Shell uses "Fade". Any way I can do that?
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QML Blinking animation

I need a blinking animation for an icon, I did this so far: Icon{ id: bigLike name: "like" color: "white" opacity: 0 ...
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1answer
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Fixing boot animation for 14.04

So I have a clean install of 14.04 lts, and I've installed my nvidia proprietary driver. The boot animation now is just white text on a pink screen and . . . . (4 dots), I don't know why this changed. ...
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Disable animations when opening applications

I'm very new to ubuntu and currently have 13.04 running but have so far really enjoyed my experience. A couple of days ago I installed 'Docky' as I prefer to have my shortcuts at the bottom of the ...
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1answer
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How to change unity launch application to wiggle?

Is there any easy way to use the wiggle animation (which is used to indicate urgent program) as the animation for launching application instead of the pulsing way?
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No animation options showing in CompizConfig Settings Manager

This is what my "Animations" option looks like in CCSM: It was working fine before. Then I installed Macbuntu, didn't like it and then uninstalled it. After that it hasn't worked. How to get the ...
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1answer
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How do I know if Ubuntu installed completely?

It seems that Ubuntu has been acting sluggish and some of the animations are off, amongst other annoyances. I've installed it a while ago and I've done all my fixes to the brightness and restart and ...
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A good program for only text animation [duplicate]

Is there a good program for text animation, like aftereffects? I would like to create some animations like this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5_WkM7S5U0 or ...
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1answer
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How to disable unity window open/close animation? (No third party software)

I am wondering how I can disable the maximize/minimize animation for ubuntu 13.10. I know there are other questions like this, but they are either directed to different ubuntu types, (Kubuntu, etc) or ...
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Can you add extra animations for the Compiz manager animations editor? [duplicate]

I started playing around with the compiz manager animations bit, but they're quite boring. I wondered if there are any I can download and if so where from? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
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How to prevent animation during Compiz viewport switching?

I want to turn off animation of windows appearing and disappearing when switching between Compiz viewports. I've tried to turn this animation off by the setting-changes listed in a bullet list below. ...
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Flash animations doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have a following problem: I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Athlon 1800+ + 1 GB RAM + Nvidia Geforce4 MMX 440 (pretty old configuration) ...
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How do I make my desktop look like Windows 7 or 8? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an Ubuntu theme available to make it look like Windows 7? I'm wondering if there is a Windows 7 GTK theme to download out there? Or maybe a Windows 8 theme?
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Why has my Alt + Tab animation changed? [closed]

I'm new to Ubuntu and recently installed it a coupled days ago. When I Alt+Tab, the animation is in a white rectangle with simple icons. I also have this problem with workplace switching. How can I ...
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Core Animation Framework Update [closed]

EDIT: The answer to this can be found much further down, but suffice it to say that all the effects can be achieved with Compiz, it is simply a question of man power needed to implement such ...
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“Aero snap”-animation not working correctly on the right side of the screen [closed]

When using the "aero snap"-feature on the right side of screen the animation doesn't fill up the complete screen height, Only if the mouse pointer is at the very top of the right side of screen. ...