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1answer
374 views

Compiz Eventually Gets Choppy and Slow

When I do a fresh start of my machine, compiz is fast and smooth. After a few hours, it gets very choppy. For example, moving windows around just make them appear in the new place, same with switching ...
3
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1answer
188 views

Drag & drop on launcher icon does not raise focus

I drag file over launcher icon (running program) after which program raises and I drop the file. Problem I have here is that although program loads the file, it does not gain focus, so I have to ...
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1answer
441 views

Compiz setting to maximize application window without integrating in global menu

I have mainly problem with applications under Wine. Global menu integration is problematic most of the time: either there is empty (transparent) line block between global menu and application window ...
2
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1answer
70 views

Compiz disables 3rd Monitor

I have a try monitor setup with using the proprietary ATI drivers: This works pretty well with metacity, with the exception of some maximize strangeness. On monitors 3 and 2 it works as expected. ...
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1answer
166 views

Option to re-enable compiz missing in the appearance settings, how do I enable it?

I have been upgrading my desktop for several version now and have been using metacity, the option to renable compiz is no longer in the appearance settings. What is the best way to do this so it is ...
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1answer
504 views

Unity Launcher ignores Compiz Settings

I've followed the steps in a number of other posts on askubuntu. Installed compiz, set the launcher to autohide and reveal mode to none. Yet, the launcher somehow maintains it's default setting to ...
3
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1answer
348 views

Modifying the behavior of <Alt>Tab (possibly) using Compiz

I have set up Compiz and my desktop in a way that I really like that maximizes my screen real estate on my 10' netbook, but there is a small annoyance that I would like to know if I could change. The ...
2
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1answer
4k views

How to switch from metacity to compiz permanently?

I know that by typing a command: compiz --replace into the terminal window you can switch back to compiz, but this only works till the next logout/reboot. I want to switch for good. In Natty Narwhal ...
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5answers
5k views

How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
1
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0answers
725 views

Panel and launcher disappeared after using ccsm and resetting to defaults [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I am using Ubuntu 11.04. Last time I just installed Compiz and ccsm from the Software Centre. After I opened it, I ...
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1answer
164 views

Set mouse click action in the center of the mouse pointer, not the top left corner

Is there any way to alter the mouse pointer's action region? I have a circle pointer with a dot in the center, and I want the mouse to start the action click from there, not from the top left ...
3
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1answer
843 views

Why do my windows disappear when I move them to different workspaces?

For example: I open some file with Evince (in default workspace 1) then I right-click on window titlebar and select "Move to workspace 2" What happens is that Evince window disappears from workspace ...
1
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1answer
602 views

Unity Launcher Autohide won't work [closed]

Ever since I installed 11.04 I've been having this freaking problem with the Unity launcher. I don't know what the hell I do - but, initially, when I boot Ubuntu, the autohide works. And then - I have ...
3
votes
1answer
674 views

emerald --replace doesn't do anything [closed]

I previously had emerald working with 11.04, as I had compiled from source. This morning, though, I updated a series of packages, and now emerald --replace doesn't work any longer. I know for a fact ...
1
vote
1answer
197 views

I get a blank screen rather than a Screen Saver

When my Screen saver is due to start I just get a blank screen. I have recently installed Compiz, before the screen saver worked as normal. I don't get locked out or any major problem but I just see a ...
2
votes
0answers
264 views

How to get window decorations to work correctly? [closed]

I'm currently using Natty (fully up-to-date) and there is one small issue that I can't quite figure out: My computer has an ATi Radeon Mobility HD 4xxx series card so I used the proprietary FLGRX ...
4
votes
4answers
14k views

How do I enable Compiz in xubuntu?

I would like to use Compiz in Xubuntu (under xfce obviously). I have seen this tutorial: http://www.ghacks.net/2010/07/11/run-compiz-with-xfce4/ Firstly, this didn't work well for me, because when ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Resize window and content continuously

Is it possible to get Ubuntu to continuously resize a window and it's content? Looking in the CompizConfig Settings Manager under re-size window it has the options: Normal, Outline, Rectangle, Stretch ...
1
vote
1answer
67 views

Can I create workspace-dependent command triggers?

I'm wondering if there's a way to make one action have two different effects depending on the workspace it's on. For example: if on workspace 1, then the command to focus Empathy's chat list is used, ...
1
vote
1answer
725 views

how to get compiz visual effects at startup

Compiz visual was working perfectly just days ago after a restart (no update nothing) it stopped working at startup, i have to run "compiz --replace" for it to work again and get recognized I would ...
1
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2answers
584 views

Fix Mobility Radeon Graphics in Ubuntu 11.04 [until now] [closed]

Is there some things to fix mobility AMD Radeon HD3xxx series in Ubuntu 11.04 ?? Until now, i've been updated my system using Kernel 2.6.39-11 and Catalyst 11.7 but Graphics Effects sill running ugly ...
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3answers
1k views

OpenSource Driver with ATI HD 6770

Im currently using fglrx from AMD and wanna try other driver to see if I can get better performance with compiz (I'm getting flickering). Everything I've tried dont works(Radeon, RadeonHD), I think ...
2
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3answers
1k views

Closing the terminal where “compiz --replace” is run, causes compiz to crash again

So every once in a while compiz will crash, sometimes randomly, more often when I'm messing with the compiz settings. I can restart compiz with compiz --replace, and it fixes the window decoration, ...
5
votes
1answer
558 views

How to make dropdown menus have shadow?

When I right-click on desktop, there's no shadow of menu. How can I make all dropdown menus have shadow?
2
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1answer
239 views

Display problem in Cube

I have Cube set up and running after a few tries, but when the Launcher Auto Hides, it leaves behind a vertical column in it's place with lines and hash marks at the top and bottom and just a gray ...
3
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1answer
532 views

How can I fix the compiz effects lag in unity?

I've recently installed ubuntu 11.04, and I actually liked Unity (although many others prefer Gnome), but there seems to be a lag problem. Every time I press the super button to bring out the Dash, or ...
1
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3answers
597 views

Cannot access Compiz Config

I was going through one article here and the topic was "Changing the Size and Appearance of the Unity Launcher" which required to open up CompizConfig from System Settings --> Desktop. I could find ...
9
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2answers
1k views

How to keep a window from overlapping into another workspace?

It's annoying to me how if a window is even a couple pixels off the right edge of my screen, when I switch to that right workspace, the system thinks that the window is there. The unity launcher bar ...
2
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0answers
139 views

Can't login to 11.04 ~90% of the time [closed]

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.04, one of the following things happen when I try to login: I see my wallpaper and my mouse cursor, but nothing else loads. Every ~10-20 seconds, the screen goes black ...
3
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1answer
401 views

Compiz Expo expo_edge setting not retained after restart

I used the TopRight setting for my expo_edge setting. On each reboot this setting is non-functional even though it is still set in gconf-editor settings. I can reset things by using gconf-editor to ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Dell D820 - Nvidia - Compiz crashes / won't run

I'm running a Dell Latitude D820 and a fresh / clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 x64. My graphics card is detected as nVidia Corporation G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300] (it's the NVS 110M - the Go ...
9
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1answer
581 views

How to 'Expo' One Big Wall with Dual Monitors [closed]

With Dual Monitors, when I use the Expo, it clones repeating itself in each monitor. With 10.10 I solved this with the option 'One Big Wall' but this doesn't work on 11.04 I have a nvidia 560Ti with ...
2
votes
1answer
618 views

Compiz and Clearlooks window border breaks active/inactive title bars [closed]

When I turn on Compiz with the Compiz tray switcher and I use Clearlooks, Dust Sand, or possibly any title bar style that normally has window icons on right, some window title bars will not change. ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Restore Unity after fiddling with CCSM [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset my Unity configuration? I was happily using Unity when I fiddled around with a setting on CCSM (CCSM -> Window Management -> Static Application ...
2
votes
1answer
315 views

Installed 11.04 flickers horribly

I installed ubuntu 11.04 yesterday and I can only use ubuntu classic with no effects, because when I go on the normal ubuntu it flickers and stuff. My card is intel 82865G. I have tried adding i915 ...
3
votes
3answers
6k views

How to enable Compiz for Gnome3?

After installing Gnome 3 the Compiz plugins are not working on the gnome-shell. Is there a way to enable the Compiz on Gnome3 shell??
8
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4answers
11k views

Show all open windows in 11.04?

Can someone tell me how I can get an overview of all the open windows? Like htting ctrl+s that shows all the desktops, but for the open applications? Right now when I hit Alt+Tab it shows quite small ...
3
votes
2answers
526 views

Why does 11.04 boot so slow on my system?

I downloaded Ubuntu 11.04 and it was working fine until I started tweaking compiz and rebooted. It took 3 to 4 minutes to boot up. When I press enter at the boot menu, there is a black screen with ...
3
votes
1answer
347 views

Compiz not showing complete windows

When i work with compiz as windows manager, my windows are not complete (title bar is missing and white - no longer colored). I cannot move the windos either. When Y go back to metacity no ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Launcher and panel disappeared after enabling Wobbly Windows and Desktop Cube effects

I updated to Ubuntu 11.04, and simultaneously enabled the Wobbly Windows effect and the Desktop Cube effect in ccsm. After I restarted Ubuntu, the panel and launcher disappeared and the screen went ...
3
votes
3answers
1k views

Installed Ubuntu 11.04 and now have no frames and/or panels

The day was going fine until I got a notification suggesting that I upgrade to Ubuntu 11.04 and I thought, "sure why not?" The first problem was that I didn't like the new desktop, I wanted my old ...
3
votes
4answers
5k views

Nvidia driver activated but not in use (gtx280)

I have nvidia gtx280. Using the 10.10 version I had no problem with it. But at 11.04 I keep getting the "This driver is activated but not currently in use" message. Output of ...
19
votes
5answers
13k views

Why is Xorg taking up so much memory and CPU?

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 11.04 Natty after a massive hard drive failure. Now, for some reason, compiz and Xorg decide it's a fun idea to start eating up my RAM and CPU - GB by GB. Starts out at ...
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2answers
2k views

Compiz with Intel video card not working after upgrade to 11.04

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 from 10.10, my compiz configuration stopped working - I have no cube effects and preview files and some other compiz stuff. I have a Intel x4500 (00:02.1 Display ...
3
votes
2answers
7k views

How do I get Compiz, Emerald, and GNOME to work?

I used to run Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop computer, and I had all sorts of settings configured as I liked. I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04, so I lost those settings, but it doesn't seem to ...
5
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2answers
236 views

Is it possible to adjust the snap feature?

Is it possible to adjust the snap feature in 11.04? I want something like 2/3 1/3 instead of 1/2 1/2 of the screen.
9
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3answers
13k views

Flash video is insanely choppy?

I tried changing my refresh rate in Compiz but that didn't work. It's just so slow and choppy you wouldn't believe. I know it's not my graphics card because before I installed Ubuntu I had Windows XP ...
1
vote
0answers
1k views

Drop shadow and other UI issues with classic interface [closed]

After using Unity for a while, I realized that its not for me and I switched to Classic interface, but there are some issues which I think, make it worse compared to 10.10. Here are the problems I'm ...
1
vote
3answers
785 views

After upgrading, effects are very slow

...programs run normally, but the effects are very sluggish. How can I fix this?
2
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0answers
364 views

Some problems with Unity interface dialog box buttons [closed]

Hello I've installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop, I'm running Unity with no problem except sometimes when I open a dialog box, for instance, the properties of a file, the buttons close and help located ...