CompizConfig Settings Manager (ccsm) is a configuration GUI for Compiz.

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How to edit ccsm manually in ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to built my own ubuntu 14.04 cd image with UCK, I would like to know if is there a way to edit ccsm manually to change the "MINIMIZE ON CLICK" setting so when I build the image that change ...
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When I go to CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) the “Animations” page is blank

Any idea how to fix it? I would like to edit the minimize effects. I'm also open to alternatives to the program. Ubuntu Version: 13.10
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Disable GNOME (Compiz) task switcher grouping

I'm currently running GNOME (GNOME Shell 3.10.4; Compiz) on ubuntu. Alt+Tab does the expected (and "correct") behavior of showing the task switcher, enabling to switch between current open ...
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Where to find compiz profiles online to load into my ubuntu?

I am a very newbie using CompizConfig Setting Manager and usually any edit I make with it doesn't bring good effects. So I wonder, Is there a repository so I can find CCSM config files so I can ...
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Open windows maximized!

I want some of the application to be opened in a maximized state. Can I have windows open in a maximised state? Does CCSM provide a way to do that?
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Just received an error message in terminal

My mouse has just stopped working - left click, right click, scroll - on the Ubuntu Desktop. I clicked inside CCSM and the code below popped up in my terminal: ...
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Changes in CompizConfig Settings Manager crash window manager

When I make ANY changes at all in CompizConfig Settings Manager ccsm (for example, enabling/disabling any of the settings), I lose the window manager and keyboard input, only the mouse remains ...
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How to enable Static Application Switcher?

In ccsm have I tried to enable "Static Application Switcher" which from the icon looks like what I am looking for, but it gave a conflict with Unity, and crashed the config files, so I had to delete ...
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Shortcuts for Moving and Resizing Windows don't stay.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to setup the keyboard shortcuts for moving and resizing windows. I found the specific location in Compiz to do this but the shortcuts that I choose won't stay ...
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cannot open ccsm

I uninstalled compiz, compizconfig-settings-manager and unity (sudo apt-get purge --auto-remove). Moreover I removed manually (sudo rm -rf) all folders connected with compiz: compiz and compizconfig ...
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3d Window effect is Disabled in CompizConfig Setting Manager?

How to enable it? I'm using Ubuntu 13.04.
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multiple key combinations for one command in compiz

I'm trying to change the default behavior of Super Right/Left arrow into that of Ctrl Super Right/Left arrow as well as CtrlAlt4/6. Ctrl Super Right/Left arrow is used to change the position and size ...
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no graphic card performance on Mate desktop [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed my Nvidia graphic card proprietary drivers ! and that worked fine with the compiz effects ! then i installed Mate desktop but there those effects ...
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Problem with CompizConfig Setting Manager?

I've installed CCSM, but unfortunately not a single check boxes are responding.I cannot check the empty check boxes or vice-versa.What's wrong ? Please help!
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how to apply changes when I don't have the unity plugin enables in ccsm

I installed compizconfig-settings-manager so I can use my PC, but after checkmarking enable unity plugin, I realized there is no way to apply the changes and I am screwed and there is no way to use ...
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Desktop is gone

I was turning compiz on and when i reboot the only thing i see is my desktop wallpaper, 1st i tried crtl+alt+T to open terminal it worked,but now doesn't work any more 2nd ctrl+alt+f1 (tty) asks for ...
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How to show “app” icon at previews in scale using hot corners?

How to show "app" icon at previews in scale using hot corners? Right now I get only windows preview with Ubuntu Tweak and CCSM in 13.10: I want the same effect but including for example, the chrome, ...
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Where is “Opacity” in CompizConfig settings manager?

I can't find the Opacity in Compiz, "No matches found". In Accessibility, I only have "Enhanced Zoom Desktop", i don't have Opacity.
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Can't specify window's class in CCSM's Place Windows

Following this method, I wanted to "place" some of my windows on specific viewports. For instance, I want Xchat to always start on my top right viewport (x=2, y=1). But after I have set everything ...
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Application Switcher next, previous, up, down shortcuts in 13.10

I'm missing these options in 13.10 ccsm: Now that I upgrated to 13.10, I can't find those options at all. They don't appear anymore in ccsm. Were they removed in 13.10? How can I get those back?
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installing ubunto 12.04.3 uefi/csm problems

I'm new to ubunto, and i'm not a computer person so i am having (maybe simple) problems installing it. I downloaded ubunto 12.04.3 64 bit from this site ( i have a toshiba p850 i7 so it is a new ...
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“xdotool key XF86AudioRaiseVolume” and ccsm commands not working

I am trying to create a shortcut to increase and decrease volume using compiz config settings manages (ccsm). I enables commands in ccsm. I wrote in Command line 0 xdotool key XF86AudioRaiseVolume ...
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“compiz --replace” causes title bars to disappear, unable to move or resize windows

I installed Ubuntu Studio 12.04.3 lts on an IBM Intellistation z pro today & configured it according to the instructions at this site. Now I'm trying to use compizconfig settings manager to ...
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Window placement on two monitors in 12.04

I have two monitors and recently moved from 10.04 to 12.04. In 10.04, any new window was placed on the monitor that my mouse pointer was located, so if I wanted to have a terminal open on the left ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 no menu bars

I just played with Ubuntu 13.04 on my old netbook. I tried some configurations, installed Xubuntu and Gnome to find out, which desktop environment runs best. Now I want to stay with Unity. But I ...
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change GNOME classic (No effects) to GNOME classic with effect?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Ubuntu Tweak and I am running GNOME classic(No effects). I have also installed CompizConfigSettingsManager(CCSM). As it works only in GNOME classic, i.e with ...
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Compiz command plugin will not respond to <Alt>Right, <Alt>Left, or <Alt>Down

I am using Ubuntu 12.10, and I have been trying to use the CCSM command plugin set Alt + my directionals to do the function of my media keys. So I have set Alt+Left to run "xdotool key XF86AudioPrev"; ...
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13.04 cssm tweak broke compiz and unity: How to recover

I was trying to setup my desktop with the right 270 pixels reserved for conky as mentioned here When I was tweaking the General Settings in cssm Unity reset itself and stopped responding to mouse ...
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Wobbly effect in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 but Wobbly effect is not there.. I need that effect.. I searched CCSM but the option to enable is not there. Help.
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ccsm/window rules/size rules: can window be maximized vertically?

I'd like to place any new emacs windows maximized vertically on the left half of the screen. The window rules plugin of Compiz aims to solve these kind of problems, but I don't see an option to do ...
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Unity will not load, ccsm settings don't stick

When I log in, the only thing I get is a desktop background, but no Unity elements. I can access a terminal, but that appears to be it. I saw another thread here going on about re-enabling the Unity ...
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How to fix the unity problem? [duplicate]

Today, i just tried to turn on my computer (acer 8935G, ubuntu 13.04), and the only things that showed up are the desktop icons. The toolbar and the applications disapeared . I try to fix this problem ...
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Messing with CCSM and lost a window, but still have a running process

I was messing with CCSM and CCSM crashed, bringing down the whole UI with an error message and a restart. I had a couple of bash terminals open that are still running: jdphenix@jdphenix:~$ ps aux | ...
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Multiple workspace backgrounds WITHOUT CCSM

Is there any way to have a different background for each workspace without using CCSM? I've read a few horror stories and would rather avoid it if possible. I'm using Raring Ringtail (13.04)
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How do i set/change window placement position without CCSM

I want the default window placement to be center. but i dont want to install CCSM as it slows down Ubuntu on Unity. How do i set the default window placement position without CCSM?
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Is there a way to make menus/panel transparent only when no applications are visible (on desktop only)?

Is there a way in ccsm, etc to make the panel and its menus transparent only on the desktop view (e.g. no applications open, or all of them are minimized)?
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Unity 3D broken by libaccount-plugin-1.0-0 version 0.1.6bzr13.04.05-0ubuntu1.1

Running Ubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox 4.2.12 on a Mac OS X 10.8.3 host, I installed the 5/23/13 update of libaccount-plugin-1.0-0 to 0.1.6bzr13.04.05-0ubuntu1.1. This seems to have broken Unity 3D ...
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Compiz config setting change on upgrade

Helo, recently i have updated to 13.04, and the ccsm settings reverted my own config again. This is pain. why does it needs to reset my HUD keyword (i disable it as it shows up, when i don't want). is ...
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3D windows doesn't work in Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem with compiz on ubuntu 13.04 my computer can not do 3d windows perfectly, I always get a broken display and the only visible window in my computer. so please help me to set 3d windows ...
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Refresh rate not changed on CCSM

I can't change refresh rate of Compiz using CCSM! After logout-login, it will reset into 50Hz! Any other settings works normally. Can you help me? I have Nvidia 310.44 proprietary driver that is ...
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Enabling Compiz Pugin using gsettings

I am in the process of developing my first compiz plug-in and have run across some basic problems during installations. A responder on the compiz forums suggested I begin by modifying an existing ...
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How can I customize the terminal window (in ccsm maybe) of this particular “filename.desktop” file

This filename.desktop does nothing else but to run a python script in a terminal window (this connects to the Internet - keep alive thread). Since this is a quite commonly used window, I'd like its ...
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Refresh Rate reverts to 50 Hz on reboot [duplicate]

I am using 13.04 with an Nvidia Ion and every time I reboot the refresh rate goes back to 50 Hz. This only happens with the Proprietary drivers.
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CCSM is not saving changes - Ubuntu 13.04

I set some checkboxes checked but after some some seconds they automatically unchecking! And when I check it and close program, after next program launcing checkboxes is unchecked.
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Compiz deleting command shortcuts on startup

Every time I reboot my commands and their shortcuts are deleted from the CCSM Commands plugin window. What other startup programs could be interfering? What config files can I look at? Could Compiz ...
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I can't update after failed installation of compiz-plugins-unsupported [duplicate]

I already installed Compiz with extra plugins and followed the forum tutorial on how to install the unsupported Compiz plugins. These are the commands I executed: sudo add-apt-repository ppa: compiz ...
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Compiz place windows not working at login

I'm trying to set up a dual kiosk with Firefox and chrome in kiosk mode. Running Ubuntu 12.10 on an Intel NUC i3 with dual HDMI out on HD4000 grahics. I have two 1080p displays on the HDMI outputs, ...
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Super key shortcuts “unresponsive” when configured via Custom Shortcuts

When I set custom shortcuts from Keyboard / Shortcuts / Custom Shortcuts, all of the ones set to use Super key (e.g. Super + 1, set to open a text file using the default text editor) have a weird ...
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Are there any risks to using CCSM in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit. What is the official, latest position on using CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) under this version of Ubuntu? I've seen conflicting answers and ...
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I can't open CompizConfig after some updates

After some updates I can't open CCSM. It just won't start but the settings I added before this problem are still working. Thanks