2
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1answer
1k views

No Alt + Tab in 14.04 Gnome Flashback session?

I've just upgraded to 14.04 and installed the Gnome Flashback Session. However, Alt + Tab doesn't bring up an application switcher. I've tried Compiz Config Settings Manager, but there are no ...
0
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1answer
421 views

gnome-panel crashed, and now won't load in GNOME Flashback (Metacity and Compiz)

I installed GNOME Flashback earlier today because I prefer the old interface. While surfing the web earlier, gnome-panel crashed. I thought it would be no big deal, but it didn't come back like I ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

Cannot change Window Border of Gnome Classic session

I have found many "solutions" for this problem, including modifying gsettings.py, as well as installing Gnome Tweak Tool or Unity Tweak Tool. I have even attempted using Gnome 3.10. Nothing I have ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

Window controls missing; Cannot maximise or minimize applications - make fix permanent

I have the issue discussed here: Window controls missing; Cannot maximise or minimize applications - . I have this problem for one of the users on my Ubuntu 12.04 install (installed 1.5 years ago). ...
11
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3answers
9k views

Using different wallpapers on multiple monitors (Gnome 2 + Compiz)

This seems like a simple question, yet I could not find any satisfying answer using Google or Ask Ubuntu. So I have a triple-monitor setup. Basically what I want is simply to have a different ...
0
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2answers
133 views

What is the purpose of Compiz (if any), inside Ubuntu 12.04, if I use gnome-classic (gnome-session-fallback)?

This question would serve me to figure out if I can remove, or replace compiz, if I don't use Unity. I seem to be running into a lot of desktop/window bugs, such as windows unminimizing on the wrong ...
2
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4answers
2k views

Gnome Fallback with Compiz - maximized windows lose focus

I use gnome-fallback with compiz and docky. However, when I open an application that starts maximized, such as firefox, the window will lose focus if I click anywhere on the window decoration. ...
1
vote
0answers
433 views

Top (most) Windows hidden underneath top ubuntu panel (13.04 gnome-fallback-compiz (gnome-panel))

Is there a way to fix the annoying fact that the top of most windows when opened are hidden underneath the top Ubuntu panel. Meaning when I start an application like firefox, Chromium or Thunderbird ...
0
votes
2answers
637 views

How will GNOME 3.8 Classic Mode composite should I use it with Compiz?

Definitely wanna try the new Classic Mode in GNOME 3.8, as it looks really nice from the screenshots, however I'm a bit curious how well it'll composite when coupled with some compositing manager, ...
1
vote
1answer
262 views

How do I get rid of the Unity Dash in Gnome classic?

I tried to enable Compiz features like wobbly windows and Desktop cube, but doing so Compiz crashed. After it restarted Dash was started as well. I logged of and back onto my Gnome classic ...
0
votes
1answer
210 views

Compiz features stopped working when an external monitor is attached

Running 12.04 on a thinkpad T520 with nVidia NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M graphics. Just updated to the lasted nvidia 310 driver. Everything works great. However, as soon as I attached an external monitor ...
2
votes
1answer
139 views

Lost window borders in Firefox while loading a local html file

Firefox 16, Ubuntu 12.04, Gnome Classic Session, Compiz effects enabled. Is this a bug? Anybody else having this? What shall I do?
3
votes
1answer
585 views

CTRL+ shortcuts doesn't work after compiz-manager installation

It was working on Gnome Fallback/Classic. But after compiz-manager package installation, I lost Ctrl + shortcut keys, they don't work anymore. For example, in web browser typing Ctrl+C on some text ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Can I remove Compiz and still run Gnome desktop?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 onto a fairly old desktop machine. I installed Gnome desktop without problem. Nothing else was installed other than g++ and Eclipse. I don't know what Compiz is, but I ...
0
votes
1answer
473 views

Windows moving after losing focus

when I enable the 'Place Windows' in the compizconfig settings editor in 12.04 (gnome-classic), windows which are placed over the border of the windows are moved back to the window as soon as the ...
0
votes
1answer
134 views

Interface stopped working when Compiz effects are on

I've been running Gnome-classic with Compiz effects since the release of 11.10. Today, I rebooted, and the gnome panel, docky window manager, and basically all interface elements stopped loading when ...
2
votes
1answer
330 views

Is it possible to use compiz cube in Gnome Classic?

I was wondering if the compiz cube works in gnome classic too? And if yes, how shall I install it?
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Gnome Session Fallback with Compiz -> Alt Click on Panel

As described here is is possible to enable the window snapping by activating Compiz. However this also disables the Alt+ ability on the panel. So after activating Compiz it is not possible anymore to ...
2
votes
2answers
6k views

Gnome classic split screen plugin

How do i get Gnome classic to have a split screen? I want it to be like it is in Unity where if i drag something to the side it maximizes its size to cover just half the screen, and then drag ...
2
votes
1answer
401 views

Compiz no longer auto starts on login

When I first installed Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome-Classic, Compiz wouldn't run, and so I solved it by asking here on askubuntu. However, after the most recent set of updates a couple days ago, Compiz no ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Compiz profile is screwed up when switching from Unity to GNOME Classic

Gnome Classic defaults to using metacity (at least, for me). When I activate compiz (compiz --replace), the unity panel and launcher show up. This is due to Unity being a compiz plugin. Is there any ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

What is button5?

I want to record my Desktop and use zoom function. I changed Zoom in shortcut to <super>button5 and when I click Windows logo and scroll my mouse, it doesn't work. What I am doing wrong?
0
votes
1answer
375 views

Can I control where windows open in Gnome Classic?

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric with Gnome Classic and Compiz. When I open some applications, they appear near the top of the screen, underneath the top panel. This means I can't grab the to bar of ...
8
votes
4answers
24k views

How do I enable compiz in Gnome Classic?

I am running Ubuntu Oneiric 11.10. My understanding is that Gnome Classic is with Compiz effects, and Gnome Classic (No Effects) has no Compiz. However, when i run Gnome Classic, compiz does not ...
3
votes
1answer
369 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Unity won't start on login

I installed Ubuntu 11.04 on 2 laptops today. One of a friend, and one of my own. Both have NVidia graphics cards. This went the same on both computers. When you login the first time you get a message ...