Emerald is a Compiz window decorator which can provide fancier window titlebar/border themes, including ones with transparency effects and window button animations.

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Window Decorations on Gnome Flashback not changing and emerald?

I need some advice on how to change the window decorations in Ubuntu 15.10, when changing them in Tweak Settings only nautilus changes theme, the window decoration on everything else remains the ...
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Emerald on Ubuntu 15.10

Is anyone else having issues installing emerald on Ubuntu 15.10? Added a few repositories but having trouble finding the packages? Does anyone have any pointers for this?
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Compiz how to use Kwin's default Window decoration

Ok, so at first when I used Compiz, it kept the Kwin's Window Decoration, which I prefer. After uninstalling and reinstalling Compiz, it no longer uses Kwins, so I had to use their default, which ...
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Emerald crashes frequently

I installed Lubuntu 14.10, then Compiz as window and composite manager, then Emerald from ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 as window decorator. It works nicely, but emerald crashes very often. The window ...
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Is Emerald Theme Manager available for Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to search Emerald Theme Manager in Ubuntu Software Center but it's not available?
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Has the Emerald window decorator been abandoned in terms of development?

Apparently, the Emerald window decorator, which runs with the [Compiz window manager] (somehow I get the feeling that "runs" is not the correct word to use here), offers many fantastic-looking themes ...
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Emerald missing close, maximize and minimize buttons when restoring window from maximized state

Emerald is working fine. But when I restore a window which was maximized; the close, maximize and minimize buttons are invisible. The buttons are there and working like if i move the cursor where the ...
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Problem with /usr/bin/ld: main.o: undefined reference to symbol 'exp@@GLIBC_2.2.5'

During installation Emerald in ubuntu 13.04 when I write "sudo make" I have problem: libtool: link: gcc -g -O2 -pthread -I/usr/include/libwnck-1.0 -I/usr/include/compiz -I/usr/include/gtk-2.0 ...
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How to compile & install Emerald window manager in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit?

Please give me directions to compile & install Emerald specifically in Raring Ringtail 64bit edition. I've tried to compile it from the source many times, but had no luck.(Compile log : ...
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How I can install Emerald on 12.10?

How I can install Emerald on Ubuntu 12.10?
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How do I access the startup processes if there is no Cinnamon desktop shown?

I just recently switched my system over to Ubuntu 12.10, and decided on Cinnamon as my environment-- it all worked fine, at first. But I was poorly educated and started using Compiz and Emerald along ...
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Compiz Error After Emerald Install

Salutations! So, once again, I fell to the allure of the window decorator emerald. Where, just like the first time around, (I know I know) upon attempting to back out of emerald to the safety of ...
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Emerald installed but doesn't show in software center or synaptic?

I installed Emerald using instructions from here; I've have had a nice play with it but would now like to remove it. The package doesn't show in software centre or synaptic and is now causing me a ...
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How can I install Emerald Theme Manager, and switch between Emerald and Metacity themes?

I want to get Emerald Theme Manager to work in Ubuntu 11.10 and activate its themes. Also, I want to be able to switch between Emerald themes and the originally installed (Metacity) themes. How do I ...
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Can Emerald do translucent (blurred) window borders?

Emerald is a nice window decorator, and I am using it with Compiz. However, I see no option in the Emerald settings to make decorations translucent (i.e. blurred backgrounds), only transparent ...
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emerald --replace doesn't do anything [closed]

I previously had emerald working with 11.04, as I had compiled from source. This morning, though, I updated a series of packages, and now emerald --replace doesn't work any longer. I know for a fact ...
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what is the difference between a GTK theme, Metacity theme, and Emerald theme?

I keep seeing themes as being labelled as metacity or GTK or Emerald. From reading in other places, I gather that Metacity is a window manager and changes the window borders, so what is a GTK theme? ...
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Unity is using something that looks like Emerald instead of the correct theme (like Metacity)

I just upgraded my netbook thus: Lucid -> Maverick -> Natty. (I skipped Maverick other than as an upgrade step due to issues with Unity.) Now, I seem to be stuck with something that looks like ...
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Compiz and Clearlooks window border breaks active/inactive title bars [closed]

When I turn on Compiz with the Compiz tray switcher and I use Clearlooks, Dust Sand, or possibly any title bar style that normally has window icons on right, some window title bars will not change. ...
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Can the Window Controls (Max, Min, Close) and the Title be moved to the Bottom?

I know I can move them to the left or the right, even on the middle, but I've never seen a window with it's controls and title on the bottom instead on the top. Is it even possible to? Like if I ...
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How do I get Compiz, Emerald, and GNOME to work?

I used to run Ubuntu 10.10 on my desktop computer, and I had all sorts of settings configured as I liked. I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04, so I lost those settings, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Emerald & Compiz [closed]

How do I use desktop effects in Ubuntu 11.04
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Emerald doesn't work anymore?

Is Emerald just gone forever for 11.04 users?, does it work with Kubuntu or Xubuntu?
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Emerald window decorator fails to start… sometimes

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 and I have some weird issues with emerald not starting sometimes, leaving me "chromeless" windows. I can, of course then start emerald with emerald --replace > /dev/null ...
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How to have double click on title bar maximize/restore behavior?

After installing Emerald theme manager, double clicking title makes the window roll up and down. How can I restore the normal behavior of maximize/restore?
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Will Compiz in Unity use Emerald as its window decorator?

Sorry if that's a dumb question.