Compiz is a compositing window manager that uses 3D graphics hardware to enhance the usability and aesthetics of the desktop environment.

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Error on firstrun…?

So Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a new system. 4 gigs of memory (but details is reporting 3.8 for some reason?) AMD FX 8320 CPU AMD video addin card hd6770 and 2.0 TB HD I just finished ...
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HELP: I Broke Ubuntu By Uninstalling Compiz

I'm still getting used to Linux, having come from Windows. I was receiving an error that "compiz" had crashed a few times so I figured I'd uninstall it. sudo apt-get remove compiz sudo apt-get ...
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Quick swapping multiple monitors with compiz

I've looked at some of the previous askubuntu questions and didn't see how I might go about doing this. I have two monitors, and soon will have a third. I'd like to set up keyboard triggers that ...
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Trouble Enabling KDE Desktop Effects

I'm having a few issues with the kde desktop effects and I was wondering if someone might be able to shine some light on it. I'm using a netbook with Intel GMA 3600/3650 integrated graphics (I'm open ...
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Clicking on the app indicators iin the panel causes compiz to crash

so I have been using 14.04 for a couple of weeks without any problems but yesterday, after I installed a couple of new apps(Classic menu-indicator,diodon,tlp) and now every time I try to click on any ...
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how to change title bar color in gnome flashback compiz Radiance theme in 14.04

I'm using the gnome-flashback session (with compiz) in Ubuntu 14.04, and I mostly like the Radiance theme. However, the title bar only changes subtly between the focused window and the unfocused ...
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How to change Spread all windows animation speed?

I know using CCSM I can change the animation speeds of minimize window, open window, etc. But I can't find the section that lets me modify the animation speeds of 'spread all windows' (Super + W ...
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Only background is visible after kernel update [duplicate]

After I updated to the newest kernel, at least that's what I think it was, it said ubuntu base as the description, I rebooted like it asked and when I typed in the password, my background stayed, but ...
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Unity not working [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and it has run fine until yesterday, when an update for Ubuntu was installed. I rebooted and it was in low-resolution without the launcher or taskbar. I reinstalled my NVIDIA ...
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Misconfigured Compiz and lost desktop usage [duplicate]

I disabled something in the compiz manager, I think I disabled the openGL plugin. Now nothing is showing on my desktop, I can not interact with anything and all I can see is the background wallpaper. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: How to install Unity2d?

I love Unity, but would like to use Unity2d because it doesn't run compiz. How do I do this?
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Desktop doesn't appear after login

I updated my packages recently (I suppose to a newer kernel; I don't really know). Once I restarted, my desktop wouldn't display after I typed in my password. I did what others said and installed ...
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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 ...
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How to change Compiz workspace name from the command line?

I'm using the Compiz Workspace Naming plugin, and I can change workspace names through ccsm just fine right now. However, I'd like to be able to change the active workspace's name from the command ...
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Repair Unity panel & dash after compiz settings change [duplicate]

I played a little with the compiz settings and the Unity top panel and dash disappeared. They aren't loaded anymore. I tried all suggestions posted here but I had no success. Temporary I installed ...
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Unity wont work in Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox [closed]

When I try to boot up Unity 14.04 LTS On virtual box after installation, It says, "Sorry, Ubuntu 14.04 has experienced an internal error." Under the details, it says that the executable path is: ...
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Unity not loading after log in. CCSM wont work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, and my Desktop is gone. After I log in, Unity would not start and I am stuck with just a working mouse cursor. I have a hybrid AMD-Graphic card and I have removed anything ...
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Only one Workspace in Gnome-Shell 3.10.4

My gnome-shell seems to have only one workspace. I cannot switch to another workspace by using the Ctrl+Alt+Down/Up combination and using the Super Key always shows me one workspace only. If I attempt ...
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How to re-apply fixed viewports after resolution change

I have setup CCSM so that some applications always open on certain viewports (aka workspaces) using the Place Windows option in CCSM. The problem is that if I remove my laptop from my monitor or ...
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Is the window manager handling Wine applications differently?

I'm not exactly sure how to explain this; perhaps it is a bug. On some applications that a launched using Wine, if you switch window focus away from them, you cannot get the focus back. For example ...
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Screen turns black when using launcher icons

I may have found a new bug, I can't find anything resembling the problem I'm having. I recently upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10, and the launcher is virtually useless. If I hover over any launcher icon ...
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Gnome-panel and starter missing [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with standard window manager Compiz. Now, after starting up and logging in normally, on the desktop there's no Gnome panel and no starter, just the desktop. When I double-click ...
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Is it possible to add edge resistance to Compiz “Desktop Wall” edge flipping?

Example: I have four workspaces vertically, which I want to switch between by simply moving the cursor to the bottom or top part of the screen. But sometimes I want to click something in the bottom ...
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My 3d windows doesn't work

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and my laptop is an AsusX550CA. Intel® Core™ i3-3217U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 4 Intel® Ivybridge Mobile graphics I ran the command ...
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Compiz Wobbly issue after upgrade to 14.04 64bit

I upgraded to 14.04 64 bit. The issue is, when I switch (Alt+Tab) from google chrome to another application (say file manager), chrome shakes in the background. This happens only when I do ...
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set up windows on a workspace

I'd like to set up a command that can restore all of my windows after a reboot. I typically have a set of windows per workspace (multiple monitors) for a particular task. After I reboot (which is ...
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Enabling window decorations made me disable unity plugin. No borders

So I started messing around with Compiz a bit I enabled window decorations but that made me disable unity plugin So no launcher and no task bar or whatever it's called in Linux I accidentaly ...
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Install and use compiz dim plugin without installing ccsm

Is it possible to install and use the Compiz Dim plugin without installing CCSM ? I'm trying to keep the number of packages installed to a minimum.
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No animations shown when restoring a minimized window on ubuntu 14.04

I don't see the minimizing animation while minimizing the window, I see the animation only when I reopen the window after it has been minimized
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Display (compiz/unity) errors

When i press the "Windows" (Super) key the starter will appear as if i pressed and hold the key. When io swich to my other account it works fine resetting unity and compiz achieved nothing. Sound ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Grid compiz plugin different than on fedora

I launched ubuntu 14.04 live cd and fedora 20 live cd, and noticed that grid plugins in compiz are differnet. On ubuntu it has windows like snapping features, and in fedora it can only resize and move ...
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I'm having problems with Compiz

I'll give you an example situation-I have two windows open of Program 1, and I'm currently active in Program 2. If I click on Program 1's icon in the launcher (it doesn't have to be pinned), the last ...
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Ubuntu CPU load

I'm new to Linux world and I have a problem with my fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.10 64-bit. My processor is Intel® Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz × 2 with 4 GB of ram and GeForce 8600 GT/PCIe/SSE2. When ...
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Problem with double click on title bar or right click on it or Any window washed out and disappear in Ubuntu 14.04

I run over the following problem in Ubuntu 14.04: When I right click, or double click title bar of a nautilus, or at any opened window, or any browser window and so on, it shade and disappear. Image ...
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Black Window when an attempt to minimize is made

When I minimize a window, it turns black. This happens only when I minimize, and with the proprietary drivers. Any help?
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NVRM: Xid Nvidia Geforce Go 6150 Ubuntu 14.04

3D Compiz and Ubuntu 14.04 hangs. In /var/log/syslog shows the error: NVRM: Xid (0000:00:05): 13, 0000 000091d8 00000002 00000104 e0016100 0,000,008th NVRM: Xid (0000:00:05): 9, Channel 00000020 ...
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Compiz annotate not working in fullscreen mode

Compiz annotate not working in fullscreen mode. If I annotate/draw while in full screen mode nothing happens. Then when I exit the fullscreen mode all my annotations appear. I tested Gedit and Chrome ...
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Launcher labels have red background

I've recently migrated to Ubuntu from Windows 7 and it's been great so far. I have this one problem though that I cannot solve. On the right side of the screen where my icons/shortcuts (launcher) are, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Compiz taking lot of CPU resources

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop on a virtual machine with 1.5 GB of RAM and 20GB hard-drive. The graphics card I have is "Intel Graphics HD 3000". Some posts suggested to install the ...
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why do I not see desktop cube option in compiz manager

Ubuntu 14.04 on a new piece of hardware (Samsung laptop). I installed CompizConfig Settings Manager. When I open CompizConfig manager → Desktop, I can see Expo for instance but no Cube. Why is ...
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Unity launcher icon boxes missing 14.04LTS 64bit

I just ran across an issue which I have never seen before and I was unable to google anything useful regarding this as well. Basically, after I set my Unity launcher icon size to 32, the icons lost ...
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How can I make Compiz have the Genie minimize animation?

I've installed CCSM and the extra Compiz Plugins, now I want to make minimize and unminimize animations have the genie effect (aka the minimize effects on OS X). How can I do this in CCSM?
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gnome-flashback panels not starting in ubuntu 14.04

After upgrading to 14.04 LTS, my gnome-flashback session starts, but without the top and bottom panels. Logging with compiz, I can use CTRL+SHIFT+T to start a terminal and run "gnome-panel", which ...
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Sounds no longer working on Xubuntu

I was messing around with Compiz-related settings (something else I cannot get to work, no matter what I try) and after a restart my sound was no longer working. There seems to be two output devices ...
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Compiz extra animations download Ubuntu 14.04 not working ( burning animations ETC)

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell latitude yesterday, I wanted some cool window animations so I installed Compiz and also ( at least, that is what I have tried to do), installed the extra ...
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Window snapping changes in Tweak Tool not taking effect

I'm trying to change the window snapping behavior in Unity (14.04) using the Tweak Tool. The Window Snapping section of the tool is available, and all the options are available (not greyed out). I ...
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14.04 Compiz button press lost

I use buttons 6 and 7 (mouse wheel pushed sideways) to rotate the compiz cube. That worked find until yesterday when I upgraded to 14.04. After the upgrade the button presses worked correctly if the ...
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windows arrangement after disconnecting and external display

I have a Toshiba Portege Z830 64bit with Ubuntu 12.04LTS (3.2.0-58-generic). I have several workspaces as I like to have different workspaces for different tasks. When at the office or at home I ...
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would removing compiz from ubuntu 14.04 affect unity or any other such dependencies?

since compiz is using too much resources in ubuntu 14, i wish to remove it.I'm worried if that would result in affecting unity?(i don't need the fancy visualizations)
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Missing Ubuntu animations

I recently reinstalled my nvidia drivers & ever since then my GUI has been acting different. e.g - I can't see the workspace switching transition animation, workspace switches when switching ...