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Kwin effects worked 100% on kubuntu 12.04 but i cant get them all to work on 14.04

My VMware fusion 6.0.3 VM running kubuntu 12.04 LTS worked great when using all kwin effects, but I had to use a workaround. I put this following workaround text at the end of the 12.04 /etc/profile ...
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How to enable visual effects (compiz) without disabling Unity?

How can I install compiz fusion (or whatever it is called) to have visual effects like windows burning to ash on minimize , rotating (3d cube) workspaces etc ? I was using compiz (ccsm) in 10.10, but ...
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How can I activate burn effect on ubuntu 13.10?

I saw on youtube that there is an effect that makes the windows catch fire when closing. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LUM6cI32rk But I could not make this effect work in ...
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How to get Magic Lamp effect on Compiz to work properly

I am using Magic Lamp effect on Compiz along with Cairo Dock. I have noticed a very weird behaviour. When I start an application from Cairo, the MagicLamp effect makes the new window to open from ...
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Compiz burn effect in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with Compiz. I installed Compiz setting manager on Ubuntu 13.04, Also installed Compiz main and extra fusion plug-ins. But I can't enable 3D windows and cube reflection effects and ...
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1answer
269 views

Ubuntu 13.04 Terminal stops responding/freezes on launch

Ubuntu noob here, so I don't know that much about Ubuntu. I know how to get around, and what not, but I still consider myself a noob. Anyways, on to the question. Recently, in the past 15 minutes, ...
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how to get compiz work on gnome in ubuntu 13.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with gnome. I installed CompizConfig Settings Manager from Ubuntu Software Center, but it doesn't seem to work at all(no effect, animations, nothing...). I also tried to log ...
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How to disable windows effects in 13.04?

New install of 13.04 on a thinkpad x230. I want to disable the windows effects (they sort of zoom in and out from the middle of the screen). I find it distracting. I tried downloading the ...
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141 views

how to make compiz wobbly effect ignore a single window?

I have the reminders/alerts popup window with Thunderbird/lightning calendar, that I need to avoid it being managed by wobbly compiz effect, because I already set another rule to make it have minimal ...
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497 views

Compiz Magnifier Box doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and installed CompizConfig Setting Manager to do some custom settings and one of the is enabling Magnifier Box. But this doesn't work, i have tried many shortcut ...
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How to get Wavy windows effect ( Compiz) in GNOME shell Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Compiz-like effects in Gnome shell? I read lot of links, but didn't found the way to get "wobbly windows" effects Does anyone know, how to get this effect in GNOME ...
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12.04 Unity 3D 80% CPU load with Compiz

EDIT : I have been able to to determine that the problem is not compiz, but is actually Xorg. I don't know why, but by quickly maximizing terminal and taking a screenshot with top running before the ...
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How to change “Show desktop” effect?

In CCSM I set "Super+D" for showing desktop. Everything is fine but the effect. It just fade in and out. How could I change the effect for "Show Desktop"? Thanks for your time!
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1answer
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How can I enable visual effects?

I want to enable visual effects on my laptop with this specifications: Ubuntu 11.10 Lenovo S100 CPU: Intel Atom CPU N570 @ 1.66 GHz x 4 Graphics: Unknown? OS Type: 32 bit Disk: 312.9 GB How can I do ...
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1answer
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windows are moving slowly on ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

Video Card : ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650 Although my video card ATI when i check system info Driver : VESA: M86 Experience : Fallback i checked compiz config manager and disable all ...
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How do you enable wobbly windows in ubuntu 11.04 without using compiz?

I'm curious if there's a way to enable the more fun UI features in Ubuntu 11.04 that were available in previous versions. The effects I'm most curious about is the wobbly windows and the alt tab ...
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Enabling compiz effects on Gnome3

How can I enable compiz effects on Gnome3 on ubuntu 11.10? I already installed ccsm and compiz-plugins-extra. What else should I do?
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1answer
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Where is the 3D windows setting for the cube in compiz open GL for gnome 3.2 (ubuntu classic) configuration manager?

Incredibly useful when working with a lot windows open but missing on CompizConfig Setting Manager in 11.10 x86 Desktop version. I was copying my settings from my big 10.04 64bit workstation, but the ...
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1answer
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No visual effects with Intel HD 3000 on Ubuntu 11.10, no compiz, no ubuntu-tweak etc

I have just come back to PCs after about a decade of avoiding Windows the Apple way.I have a Sony Vaio Z series which has one of the Sandybridge i5 processors which includes the HD3000 graphics. I ...
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1answer
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Where's the screen to enable/disable 3d visual effects?

I just upgraded from 11.4 to 11.10 and my desktop effects (like wobbly windows) are gone (they are still enabled in the compiz-config thingy). So I'm looking for the window/screen that would let me ...
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2answers
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Ugly shadows around applications

When I updated to 11.10, I thought that any problems would be solved and all graphical glitches would be better. After upgrading, my whole system got borked, and everything looked ugly. I ended up ...
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How do I enable 3d effects on a Sony Vaio E Series?

I have a sony Vaio E series Laptop [VPCEB24EN] with ATI Radeon Graphic card. I have installed ubuntu 11.10 and tried to activate the compiz effects. I am not able to activate the special effects [3D ...
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After upgrading, effects are very slow

...programs run normally, but the effects are very sluggish. How can I fix this?
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1answer
172 views

Reducing brightness of large areas containing bright colours [closed]

I do most of my work in either a terminal or a web browser. I prefer my terminals to use bright colours on dark. I would really prefer that web pages tended to look this way as well, but that's not ...
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Desktop effects reset to none, no title bar

Since yesterday, the title bars of windows are missing. I haven't changed any configuration. I noticed 'Desktop Effects' set to none. Changing it back to 'Extra' made everything proper. I had to ...
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1answer
567 views

Is there a fix for Jockey failing to download package indexes?

I'm running the latest version of the proprietary nVidia driver, and I haven't had any problems enabling Compiz effects until a few days ago after tweaking my theming. When I try to enable effects ...
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How do I enable desktop visual effects?

I have lenovo g460 with VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT218 [GeForce 310M] (rev a2) grapics card I have install the driver using gksudo jockey-gtk command, but when I change the ...