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How to enable compiz window grid with visual effects set to none. Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I have to disable "Visual Effects" (system -> preferences-> appearance -> visual effects -> none) because I get a terrible flicker/blinking when it is enabled, but I'd really like to use compiz window ...
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Problem with using wmctrl to arrange windows in compiz [closed]

I'm trying to write a bash script to control the arrangement of open windows on a particular viewport and have run up against a problem which is basically I can't find a way to reposition the windows ...
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How do I use different wallpaper on each workspace?

I want to use different wallpaper on each workspace, but the following does not change background wallpapers: There are problem ....left -right at click on workspaces.(Ubuntu 10.04)... ...
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How to add different wallpapers in different workspaces but as shellscript?

I want add different wallpapers in different workspaces but as necessary command line ..
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Triple Monitor Setup with Nvidia and Compiz

I have a triple monitor setup with two video cards on Ubuntu 10.04. I have the monitors and graphics cards currently setup as follows: Nvidia Geforce 210 #1 -> 1920x1080 Monitor (Twinview) [Center ...
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How to remove negative view? (Winkey + M not working)

I just presses Winkey + m to see the change and now unable to revert to normal view as the same is not working , dunno why!! I installed ccsm as suggested by my pal but unable to figure out how to ...
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How do I un-zoom compiz?

I'm using a keyboard I'm not used to, and I hit Super_L instead of Alt_L when I middle-mouse-dragged across the screen. On this Ubuntu 10.04 with Compiz, apparently, this zooms the screen to the area ...
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Why don't menus in Nautilus or the desktop have shadows behind them?

Menus in the file manager and desktop, both controlled by Nautilus, don't have shadows behind them when other GTK menus do? I'm running the proprietary nVidia drivers with Compiz, by the way.
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How can I lock application windows to a certain virtual desktop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I set a launcher to start an application in a specific desktop I want to keep Pidgin, Skype, and a few other applications on a certain virtual desktop. How can I ...
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Confused about desktop/viewport switching, want to bind keyboard shortcuts to switch desktops

I've installed a pre-made Ubuntu 10.04 image at work, and I can't seem to figure out how to get desktop switching to work. No shortcuts work, and all the help I can get from the Ubuntu forums is ...
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Set compiz keybindings to “low priority”

So heres an interesting problem. I am using rubymine, but this applies to any editor. There are key bindings in the editor which make perfect sense and are useful. HOWEVER compiz in it's infinite ...
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How do I make the 'beep' command work?

I am trying to use the beep command, but it doesn't beep any sound. I installed it with "sudo apt-get install beep", then I run "beep" and nothing happen (no error displayed or sound played). I've ...
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How can I find the value of the “Visual Effects” setting using the command line?

On 10.04 (and other versions, but I am asking about 10.04), going to System ➜ Preferences ➜ Appearance and selecting the Visual Effects tab shows possible values of None, Normal, and Extra. How can I ...
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Emerald window decorator fails to start… sometimes

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and I have some weird issues with emerald not starting sometimes, leaving me "chromeless" windows. I can, of course then start emerald with emerald --replace > /dev/null ...
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How to enable desktop effects on Ubuntu 10.04 after upgrade from Ubuntu 8.04?

I upgraded my Ubuntu 8.04 to Ubuntu 10.04 and when i try to enable desktop effects it says: Desktop effects could not be enabled. The output of lspci | grep VGA is : 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Enable compiz on intel core i5 (Nvidia GT330M) based laptop

I am trying to enable compiz on my laptop via Desktop Effects but it does not allow it. I modified the xorg.conf file as on the compiz wiki but still no luck. So can someone just tell me how to ...
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FGLRX driver performance with compiz

I recently turned on compositing in my laptop using the following command: gconftool-2 -s --type bool /apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager true Performance seems to be same after that except ...
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454 views

Stop Super+M from opening Messaging Menu

How can I make Super+M and Super+S work for compiz effects and not for indicator applet & indicator applet session in Lucid?
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363 views

How to fix the panel indicator display errors? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: panel items look weird How do I fix this error? I know this can be done by restarting the panel, but this is not convenient because every time you boot you need to do ...
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Enabling off workspace window positioning under GNOME/Compiz

Is there any option available for enabling window positioning into an off viewable area under Compiz on GNOME? By default, any window that's to be positioned off workspace will be forced to fit into ...
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How to Reset Default Window Effects

I was dumb and removed all the window effects under the compiz manager animation settings and I was wondering how to reset the window effects to what they were by default (using gnome). Update 1 I ...