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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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 ...
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Upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 no unity dash for default user special compiz config

I've upgraded my Ubuntu from 13.10 to 14.04 using the Ubuntu suggested option, everything went well -- meaning no report of corrupted update or anything - but when I rebooted and logged in again there ...
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Compiz - Move Window Controls to the Right

I was wondering how I could move my window controls (close, minimize, maximize) to the right instead of the left. I have Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE and Compiz. Thanks!
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Libreoffice and Chrome crash when showing dialog box (insert, save, open) (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm upgrading my 12.04 to 14.04, after that everytime I want to insert image in Libreoffice, or saving pdf from chrome or opening "customize and control" in Chrome, the software is always crashed. ...
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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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Unity Launcher/Gnome panel overlap issue on Gnome desktop

I use Gnome desktop and have the Unity launcher running as well. I was able to achieve this by installing Gnome and doing this. After I did it, the Gnome panel at the top and the Unity launcher on ...
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Lists, icons, and text fields not displaying properly [closed]

In Ubuntu 14.04, the text fields (like in the text editor), icons (like the list in System Settings) and lists (like when opening a file, or when listing programs in the Software Center) are not being ...
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How to reduce the saturation of of laptop monitor in Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to reduce the saturation of my laptop display as its very high and hurts my eyes. I own a Dell XPS 15z. Also, I would be very grateful if anybody can help me to show how all the color ...
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User account doesn't display anything except background and cursor

I did something in CompizConfig Manager and the launcher and other bars was gone! I tried using the set background from right click menu and checked if it was a driver problem, but it was not. I ...
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Disable Menu items access with keyboard shortcuts

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm facing some issues. When I press Alt + another key it opens the top menu bar to the corresponding menu (for example, if I press Alt+F then it opens the ...
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How to enable 3d cover flow for windows in ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to know how can I enable 3d cover flip in ubuntu to switch between opened windows.
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Compiz Put Stopped Working After Upgrade

After upgrading my computer from 13.10 to 14.04, the Put plugin under Compiz has stopped working. When I press <Super> and an arrow on my number pad, it recognizes is as though I'm trying to ...
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How can I change or modify compiz settings from within other user account?

While I was playing with opacity window settings in compiz, I set all windows to complete transparent, so I can not see anything on the screen. I logged in to another user account. Would anybody tell ...
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Unity will not boot/load after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

There are many similar post on ask ubuntu and I have gone through them with little success. I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 to 14.04 back to back. The upgrade from 13.03 to 13.10 worked fine. After ...
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Unity crashes when using scale effect(spreading windows/super+w) 14.04 [closed]

I don't know what happened but I changed some stuff in Unity Tweak Tool and now whenever I use Super + W combination to use scale effect(I think this is what it is called, it spreads all open ...
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Unity not working after changes using compiz config [duplicate]

I have made some changes to effects using compiz config, however ever since doing this the launcher, taskbar, and borders around windows has disappeared. I have tried reinstalling unity and compiz ...
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Problems with Compiz on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am currently dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system(3 gb RAM, i3 , 320 GB HDD). I recently installed the Compiz Config Manager along with Compiz Pluginz. Realizing that they would not be much ...
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Fullscreen hotkey bind not taking

My problem is I can't get the following setting to "take": I read on ubuntu forums (and unfortunately I can't post more than 2 links in this post) that the bind may be overwritten by compiz settings ...
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Ubuntu not booting right. No taskbar. No unity. No left bar. No programs. Error windows don't have a title bar

I keep ubuntu up-to-date. I turned on my computer today and It was slow to boot, only reponding after I moved my mouse a bit. Then it got to the screen with an error message but the error message ...
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Unity doesn't load on boot, even after re-installing after mistakingly deleted

An install of Ubuntu 13.10 was messed up due to compiz; so I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on it. After my 2nd session, Unity won't startup when I boot (the log-in screen works, but I've ...
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Enable minimize on click feature in 14.04 with gsettings? [duplicate]

I don't have admin priv to install compizconfig-settings-manager on this machine. Anyone figured the setting that this option adds when it's enabled in ccsm?
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100% CPU usage Ubuntu 14.04 compiz [closed]

My motherboard A8V-MX VIA K8M800 with on board graphics card. After fresh install everything was very sluggish. I checked system monitor to see my cpu usage at a constant 100%. compiz is the process ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS how to avoid windows going off the current workspace

Sometimes open windows go out of the bound of the current workspace without any keyboard shortcut used and it is very annoying since the title bar may be inaccessible at times. I have Compiz installed ...
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No window manager after upgrading 13.10 to 14.04

Machine is a single boot Linux. After upgrading from 13.10 to 14.1 today, my son's account starts without a window manager. He has his desktop icons and can click them but no menu and no launcher. I ...
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How enable Unity again?

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I installed compizconfig-settings-manager. Then I made a mistake and disabled the unity plugin. After that unity (the dash and panel ...) are gone. I can't even run the ...
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Why is Ubuntu 14.04 using too much RAM..? [closed]

Compiz in earlier versions of Ubuntu took around 60-65 MB of RAM. In Ubuntu 14.04, it is taking around 205-201 MB. And Nautilus took 35 MB of RAM in earlier versions, it is taking a minimum of 65 MB. ...
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How can I apply exceptions to window decoration on compiz?

Back in the previous releases, I used the compiz plugins "window decoration" and "window rules" to have a transparent, sticky, unmovable gnome-terminal acting as a wallpaper. The trick was to create a ...
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How do I enable wobbly windows?

Just a short question, I made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 yesterday and I have installed CompizConfig Settings Manager and ubuntu-restricted-extras, but I am still unable to enable wobbly windows. ...