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What version of Compiz will be installed in 10.10?

I want to install Ubuntu 10.10 because I don't like Unity. If I install compiz fusion via terminal, will it be the 0.8 version, or the latest one, which is 0.9.6?
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2answers
510 views

How to restore delete key functionality?

I am in Ubuntu 10.10. I am also using compiz fusion for animation. My Delete key is not deleting any text. When I press Delete, my currently opened window moves to first Ubuntu desktop/workspace. I ...
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4answers
12k views

How to set up Hot Corners?

I am using 10.10 and I would like to set up Hot Corners. Can I do this with Compiz? How? I tried Ubuntu Tweak but it did not let me choose a specific application to run on Hot Corners (it only show ...
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1answer
358 views

What's the feature name in Unity that allows windows to be tiled on the left and right sides of the screen?

In Unity, when you drag title bar of window, and point it to left side or right one it maximizes to half screen(full height, half width).. What's the name of this feature? How to install it on ...
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2answers
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How do I turn on and off compositing from the command line?

As the question says: how can I turn on/off compositing (like clicking the appropriate option in System→ Preferences→ Appearance→ Visual Effects) using the command-line? I run Ubuntu desktop 10.10, ...
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1answer
244 views

Cannot enable desktop effects on an hp dv2000

I have a laptop Hp dv2000. I recently install ubuntu 10.10. I also install the compiz fusion and update Desktop effects could not be enabled. When I change the preference appearance visual effect it ...
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1answer
1k views

How to get differents backgrounds for each desktop working properly?

I've followed all the instructions for getting differents wallpapers for each desktop. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. I've installed compiz-fusion-plugins-extra to add Wallpaper plugin on my Compiz Settings ...
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2answers
601 views

I'd like to prevent maximize from covering one third of the screen

Using Ubuntu 10.10, gnome, and dual nvidia monitors. Gnome panels and docky are able to "reserve" part of the screen for themselves in such a way as to prevent maximized windows from covering them ...
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1answer
340 views

See-through or completely disable wallpaper in KDE? [closed]

Here's my situation: I run Compiz Desktop Cube, with Skydome enabled, on Kubuntu 10.10. I would like to 'disable' or make the KDE wallpaper completely transparent, making the Skydome my 'wallpaper ...
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1answer
377 views

Problem with tint2 transparency

I'm trying tint2 whilst using a Gnome desktop. The transparency doesn't seem to work properly, as instead of displaying the active window underneath the panel, it displays the underlying desktop ...
1
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1answer
182 views

Transparency background wrong on Dual-screen

Using compiz with transparency behind windows and borders on a dual-screen system; all works fine, but the background that shows through with any transparency done by compiz is wrong. It appears to ...
4
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2answers
744 views

Is there an equivalent to the Compiz Expose type plugin for Unity?

I've been giving 10.10 a spin on my netbook and it comes with Unity pre-enabled. Are there any equivalents to the plugins I use on full GNOME desktop, namely show all windows and show all windows on ...
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2answers
2k views

Compiz slow under proprietary nvidia driver [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and have problem with proprietary nvidia driver for my GeForce GTS 250. I have issue with poor Compiz performance. And there is also open-source "noueau" driver. Proprietary: ...
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1answer
857 views

Is it already possible to enable Compiz on an i5 Thinkpad laptop?

Besides a number of other issues, I still cannot enable Compiz or any effects with Maverick on a Thinkpad X201. I understand this laptop is supported by Ubuntu, yet I have found a good number of posts ...
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2answers
723 views

How to get freewins plugin working in compiz?

How do I get the newest version of freewins compiz plugin working? It comes in a folder, but it has no Makefile? I am trying to get a nice multitouch compiz working, and to do so, I need this ...
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2answers
2k views

Grid hotkeys in compiz are not responding [closed]

I have tried almost everything I can think of and I couldn't find out why (through google) my grid hotkeys aren't working. I'm using the grid plugin for compiz .
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1answer
687 views

Visual Effects not working on my Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated Video

My video card is Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated and the custom visual effects don't work at all! Is it due to the VGA? How can I get visual effects to work?
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4answers
2k views

Compiz: how to combine scale and expo? (like in Unity with Mutter)

Unity in Ubuntu 10.10 has a nice effect when showing the four workspaces. The Windows on each Workspace are shown side by side. The Compiz Version of Unity only uses Expo to show the workspaces, but ...
2
votes
1answer
286 views

Secondary display background not updating when using Twinview and Compiz

My secondary monitor stopped updating the desktop background on my Maverick after an update I ran on January 10th. My desktop looks like this: If I disable Compiz, the problem goes away. I've tried ...
7
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1answer
2k views

Can I make Compiz Scale plugin show minimized windows?

Can I make the Compiz Scale plugin show minimized windows as well as maximized ones? (I'm using Maverick, if that helps.)
3
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0answers
449 views

How can I pin osd-lyrics to the Desktop? [closed]

I have certain applications pinned to my desktop. such as Rainlendar (1), which offers this option in the settings window conky (2), with "own_window_type normal" in my ~/.conkyrc Rhythmbox's ...
3
votes
3answers
434 views

Visual effects are not highlighted

I installed ubuntu-netbook edition on my laptop, in System → Preferences → Appearance, visual effects were not highlighted, so is there anyway to enable it? Now I'm using desktop mode at login.
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1answer
3k views

Can't change Visual Effects when running Unity

I installed ubuntu 10.10 netbook edition on acer aspire one happy. I tried to change the visual effects however it won't let me. It says Mutter is running, can't switch to other effects. I'd like to ...
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2answers
1k views

Poor compiz performance on NVidia 9500 GT

I have just installed Ubuntu on both my laptop and my workstation. My laptop is a somewhat older one, with a 2Ghz centrino Core 2 Duo processor, an NVidia GeForce Go 7300 graphics card, and 2 ...
4
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3answers
688 views

Can Unity based on Compiz already be fully used?

Last, time several month ago, I installed Unity to test it in maverick. I had the problem that it didn't work as expected. Instead of Unity I only got a white screen, I'm not 100% sure what the ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How can I run compiz-fusion effects with ATI Radeon x1250?

I was installing ubuntu 10.10 to my friend laptop, but when trying to set up effects, I got an error. Then I tried to install proprietary drivers, but this card is too old and no longer supported. :( ...
2
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2answers
2k views

How to enable graphics card XFX ATI RADEON HD 4350

I need to enable the 3D effects in the graphics card under Ubuntu 10.10 OS
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1answer
1k views

Get Compiz working on x1300 ati

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a thinkpad T60 with an ati mobile x1300. Ubuntu isn't loading any proprietary drivers and compiz doesn't work. A google search turned up nothing. Sure, some people ...
3
votes
1answer
670 views

Poor performance of VNC client with compiz enabled on remote machine

I am running a ubuntu 10.10 machine which is controlled remotely via the vinagre client installed on another machine running the same OS. The problem is that there is a significant delay in pointer ...
0
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1answer
281 views

Is it safe to install Compiz Experimental Plugins 0.1.1 on Maverick?

Does anyone have these plugins installed? Sorry, but I'm worried, because my past attempts to update compiz have failed, and when I try to install these plugins they ask to me to update these files: ...
5
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2answers
892 views

How to use Compiz as the window manager for Unity

When I tried to enable compiz, it said that I can't because of mutter. How may I enable compiz?
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2answers
490 views

Applying my Compiz settings to other user

Where are all the Compiz settings stored? I would like to have another user have Compiz configured the exact same way, what is the simplest way to do that?
2
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1answer
792 views

What would cause Compiz window animation durations to not have any effect?

Since I switched from 10.04 i386 to 10.10 x64 Compiz window animation duration settings are having no effect. What I mean is if I set it from the default of 80 to 160 or 220, the speed does not change ...
5
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2answers
782 views

Why does every window fade when I rotate the desktop cube?

I am setting up a laptop for a friend with Ubuntu 10.10. I turned on fancy visual effects and the "desktop cube" plugin as well. When I rotate the cube every window and even the wallpaper gets dark ...
2
votes
1answer
599 views

Window decorations disappeared

I was trying to solve NetworkManager icon disappearence, and following some tips I executed this command: rm -rf ~/.gconf/apps/panel Not only it didn't worked, but windows decorations disappeared ...
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2answers
2k views

What is causing my spacebar to randomly stop working?

A couple of times a day, I'll be typing something and realise I can't type spaces. Usually the cursor will flicker instead when I press the spacebar, and I can type all other letters as far as I can ...
4
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1answer
365 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 ...
3
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1answer
3k views

How can I reset the defaults settings in Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset GNOME to the defaults? How do I reset my Unity configuration? I have been experimenting with window managers and now I misconfigured compiz, to me it ...
2
votes
1answer
832 views

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 ...