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Does compiz use hardware acceleration by default?

How do I find out if Compiz is using my graphics card? If it's disabled how do I enable it?
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Disable all visual effects in Ubuntu 15.10

How do I disable all effects in Ubuntu 15.10? I already called this on the console: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface enable-animations false But it doesn't seem to have a great effect, ...
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Motion interpolation - 120 hz monitor effect

I have a normal 60hz monitor (http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_gw2760hs.htm) but I also have a 120hz Samsung TV and I have seen the Motion Plus effect that makes movies play very smooth and ...
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Stereo Reverb on LMMS

I need this effect called "Stereo reverb" in LMMS but I have installed all (related)aldspa plugins which used to provide it when it was "ladspa-plugin". Now the ladspa package is a virtual package so ...
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How to combine two seperate video-sources into one using Natron ?

How do I manipulate the nodes in Natron in order to combine two or more seperate videos or images into one single video?
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How to make a shake effect in Natron ?

I have two nodes, the read-node containing a video-clip and the viewer-node, both nodes are connected, so the video can be seen in the viewer. What do I have else to add in order to obtain a shaking ...
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Cinnamon aero advices does not help

http://www.webupd8.org/2012/06/elegance-colors-cool-chameleonic-gnome.html I tried the 1-st way, but Elegance after reboot did not changed task bar or windows effects. And for the second variant URL ...
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Cannot disable Sound Alert

i'm using Asus EeePC 1015PX, installed Ubuntu 14.04.3, i cannot disable the sound Alert mute sound volume of the sound alert in the sound effects.. Please help me to disable the sound alert while i ...
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how to install DSP or LV2 effects(realtime effects) while playing music and videos in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I want install effect realtime processor sound while playing music and videos, which are similar to windows applicatios such as SRS Audio Sandbox or Viper4Windows... I tried Creox but is very outdated ...
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Plasma effects lost in Kubuntu 15.04

I had some crash reports after trying to change virtual desks of windows by dragging. I realized it had to do with cube animations. And after trying some configurations, having new crashes and ...
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Gimp: How to change layer effects once added? For example change drop shadow values

I am on my long way to get totally rid of windows and only use ubuntu. One major reason to use windows is photoshop, but I am trying to get used to gimp although this is very hard for me with 10 years ...
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Unchecking all desktop effects in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. Is there any way to uncheck all desktop effects at once, or do I have to do it one by one?
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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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Lost KDE effects after 13.10 upgrade

After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade, Alt+tab and desktop pager effects do not work anymore. They are enabled in Desktop Effects. How can I solve this issue? It seems I have Nvidia drivers installed.
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Elastic Windows Effect in 13.10

I had this effect activated on 13.04 but I can't see any option to enable it in compizconfig settings manager. I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10
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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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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 disable window maximize effect in Kubuntu

In 13.04 when you maximize or snap a window to the screen's borders, instead of instantly changing its size, it does a little animation - it shrinks/expands to the appropriate size. How do I turn this ...
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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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How to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp?

Can anyone tell me how to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp. I have seen it in a number of designs. EXAMPLES: and
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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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Kubuntu uses random minimize effects

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 however this issue is also present on my other machines running stock KDE from Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using the Nvidia currrent-updates driver. The problem ...
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How to remove fade effect when “Hiding all normal windows” with CTRL+ALT+D shortcut (show desktop)?

I'm using Unity on 12.10, with most of the Compiz Effects disabled. I'd like to remove the fade effect when using the CTRL+ALT+D default shortcut to show the desktop. The effect consists in fading out ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with Nvidia GT 555m?

I have a Dell XPS 17 (3D) laptop that comes with Nvidia GT 555M. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (not side-by-side to Windows, but as an application inside Windows using Wubi). I installed ...
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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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installed ubuntu-desktop in kubuntu but it's not like a new ubuntu

i intalled kubuntu 10.01, then ugraded to kubuntu 12.04 then after a while i used sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop in order to have a desktop environment just like a brand new installed ubuntu ...
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Brightness Adjustment on Desktop Computer

I have Ubuntu 12.10 I need an application/software that can increase and decrease my brightness. I know I can do it through my pc monitor but I don't want that. I want to control it through a ...
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Animations in Ubuntu 12.10 like in Ubuntu 9 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity? I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10. Previously I was using Ubuntu 9. This release has a nice UI makeover, but I no longer could use the awesome ...
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Fade out Label / Button / Status Bar with GTK

What is the easiest way to fade out and fade in elements in Python / GTK 3? Coming from webdevelopment, my initial take on this problem was to call c = widget.get_style_context(), ...
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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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Having Xubuntu at its minimal display level,need the actual version of xubuntu with the eye candy features!

I just installed xfce4 on my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop.And this is how it looks like,less eye candy, This is how it looks like But i just need the desktop to be like the below, as i have Graphics card ...
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How to modify Gnome-Shell animations?

I use docky in Gnome-Shell and it's annoying that when I minimise a window, it goes up to the top left corner. I know mutter isn't that customisable but is it possible to get a minimise effect similar ...
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Photo Special Effects Software

I would like to know about a software for creating special effects on photos just like on http://avatar.pho.to/ . it is not necessary that it should have all effects. you may even recommend more than ...
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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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Why aren't 3d effects working?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. The live CD ran perfectly, with all 3d effects available. However, now that I have done a full installation, those effects aren't working. My graphic ...
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How do I vertically flip my webcam's image?

My USB webcam is precariously mounted on the desk I'm using. The clamp damages my monitor; Better lighting etc. etc. Works like a charm but all that is needed is to vertically flip the picture for ...
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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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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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Which Webcam software provides live “fire effects”?

I am looking for a webcam app that creates Live Effects. Cheese has 9 effects but it does not have the Fire Effect I am looking for. An effect I saw several years ago with a Flash web app. By fire ...
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Effects don't work after I install the Nvidia Drivers

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my laptop and everything worked fine until I installed the nvidia driver (for a GeForce GT 525M). After I install the driver and reboot, the effects like snap ...
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Installed ATI Driver but no effects

I am newbie to Linux so I don't know if this is a proper question to ask. I installed my ATI Driver on Ubuntu 11 (Im using ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT) and since my system info shows "Graphic: VESA: RV630" ...
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How to disable fancy visual effects in Gnome Shell?

I there! I'm a new Ubuntu user and I began with version 11.10. I recently installed Gnome Shell (gnome-shell package in Ubuntu Software Center) after running with Ubuntu 2D. I thought it would be ...
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How to apply webcam effects to other applications?

I have a webcam in my laptop. I am user root, so I can do anything. The webcam works fine, everything worked out of the box. I can access it from Cheese and apply effects. I can also access the ...
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How do I fix shadowing? Used gconf editor successfully, but after logout/restart panel shadow is gone! [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 2D 11.10. To enable shadowing I used gconf-editor and the GUI for 2D settings here: How do I configure Unity 2D? Everything seems to run well; however, after restarting or log ...
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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 ...