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

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Display a quote in ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and thought I would add a quote on desktop which displays it all the time. I found the following link and liked the second option (by Python User) Is there any way ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 no desktop after kernel update to 3.18.1

Using 14.10 with an ATI Radeon 5450 graphic card. Everything was working fine after installing ubuntu 14.10. Then 1 or 2 weeks ago after a normal update, some applications started crashing ...
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Obsolete configuration programs?

I recently searched for a configuration for my mouse in Ubuntu 14.10 and figured that I have installed Tweak Tool, Unity Tweak Tool and CCSM. Are they all needed are does CCSM (since it has the most ...
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CCSM: How to add mouse-binding for moving a window within wall

I want to be able to use my special mouse buttons to move windows between workspaces: Ctrl + Shift + Alt + Button 7 should move the active window one workspace to the right. Ctrl + Shift + Alt + ...
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ccsm dont start on ubuntu 14.04 lts

I tried to use ccsm, but it will not start, well, the clock on the mouse goes but it never shows up, already restart, reinstall few times, still nothing. anyone can hel? THANKS!!
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Using Alt keys for switching workplaces doens't take priority over context menus in 14.04

Maybe I'm missing a configuration somewhere, but setting the same Alt + h keyboard shortcut for switching workplace left doesn't function in the same way as it did in my 12.04 setup. It used to be ...
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Menubar and sidebar disappeared in Ubuntu 14.04

I have tried reinstalling compiz and compizconfig-settings-manager. When I do export DISPLAY=:10 and run ccsm. It says: AttributeError: NoneType object has no attribute 'get_default_screen()'
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Anomaly in switching windows on different viewports in Unity

My sample setting is as follows: Viewport1 contains following window: Firefox A Viewport2 contains following windows: Firefox B Gedit When Viewport1 is shown and Firefox A has gained focus ...
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No unity panels after changes in ccsm

I was trying to change some settings with the compizconfig settings manager but there was a conflict between some of the appearance options. Unfortunately, now I can't see the Unity dash or the panel ...
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Disable annoying global menu shortcuts

I would like to disable Alt+[key] from triggering the global menu categorie on Ubuntu 14.04 (for example the Alt+h combination triggers the help menu). I have unactivated numbers of unity features ...
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Trying to run Compiz on Xubuntu 14.04

Okay, I had Compiz running on Xubuntu 14.04 on a previous install but for some reason the fresh install I did last night won't let me get it running. It seems like Compiz can't read any configuration ...
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Launcher, top bar missing & cannot close, maximize, or move windows

I opened my laptop after a month of inactivity (Dell, running 14.04). It was in the suspended state during this time, and upon reopening it, the laptop functioned perfectly. After this initial use, I ...
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CompizConfig Question!

Problem: Control left click is not opening up a window in a new page. Reason: I believe it has something to do with CompizConfig Settings Manager. Could anyone guide me on how to reset CCSM to ...
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unable to filter out xscreensaver at ccsm opacity plugin?

From this answer, I managed to lower the problem concerning "Focus & Raise Behaviour" = "Very High", by using the "opacity, brightness and saturation" plugin setting "any" window to 95% opacity. ...
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CCSM not saving any changes made

I'm making changes with ccsm to the unity plugin, mainly to disable a whole ton of useless keyboard shortcuts which just take fullscreen applications out of focus and cause other problems. The changes ...
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Can I run compiz with specified profile from terminal?

I am making a personal Desktop Environment and one of the programs I use is compiz. However, I need to execute all my components from a shell script, and every time I launch compiz it runs in its ...
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Conky taking focus off ubuntu desktop (14.04)

Whenever I close all of any open windows, the Ubuntu Desktop is not brought back into focus and the title bar stays blank. Due to this, the key combos, the power key, the media keys dont work. I ...
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How to re-apply fixed viewports after resolution change

I have setup CCSM so that some applications always open on certain viewports (aka workspaces) using the Place Windows option in CCSM. The problem is that if I remove my laptop from my monitor or ...
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Manually installing themes and changing settings

I have always wondered if installing themes and changing setting seen on CCSM (CompizConfig Settings Manager) possible manually. If so how can I manually install and change a theme using a command ...
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14.04 Compiz button press lost

I use buttons 6 and 7 (mouse wheel pushed sideways) to rotate the compiz cube. That worked find until yesterday when I upgraded to 14.04. After the upgrade the button presses worked correctly if the ...
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Enable minimize on click feature in 14.04 with gsettings? [duplicate]

I don't have admin priv to install compizconfig-settings-manager on this machine. Anyone figured the setting that this option adds when it's enabled in ccsm?
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No lockscreen option in CCSM 14.04

I expected to find Lockscreen option in CCSM after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, in Unity Plugin, general section, in order to switch between unity and lightdm. Unfortunately, It's not in the tab. Why?
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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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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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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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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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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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13.04 cssm tweak broke compiz and unity: How to recover [closed]

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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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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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, ...