When I try to run Metacity in Ubuntu2D(12.04), I get the following message: alisa@ubuntu:~$ metacity Window manager warning: Screen 0 on display ":2.0" already has a window manager; try using the ...
Solution: If you're on standard Unity which uses Compiz for 3D compositing, use compizconfig-settings-manager. See WeAreGeek's answer below. If you're on Unity 2D, as I am, then wmctrl is the only ...
Are there any GTK3 themes that work properly in Unity-2D? All that I've tried have “button glitches”
Every GTK3 theme I've ever tried other than Ambiance or Radiance has some "fallback" buttons when maximized instead of the theme buttons. Is there a fix or a theme without this issue? Example:
Is it possible to have Mutter merge the title bar of maximized windows and the panel, like happens with Compiz and Metacity? I want to try to replace Metacity with Mutter in Unity 2D, and so far it ...
How can I disable the alt+click combination from moving windows in Ubuntu 11.10 (unity-2d)?
I'm using Oneiric 11.10, Unity 2D, and compiz (modifying some ccsm settings); I've activated the effects plug-in on ccsm, and when I apply the changes by typing in the terminal compiz --replace, I get ...
That's it. I want to have terminal windows to be (half-) transparent in Unity 2d without wasting too much resources. This question has arisen after an update from Ubuntu 11.04 to 11.10, after which ...
As opposed to this question, I'd like to change the window manager that unity-2d launches when logging in. IOW, when I select a "Unity 2d" session at the greeter screen and log in, I want to change ...
I really miss the "Aero Snap" window snapping feature present in Unity 3D. Is there any way I can get it, or an alternative to it, in Unity 2D?
What is the lightest desktop interface for ubuntu and is Unity-2d classified as a 'light' interface?
With the plethora of potential interfaces available lxde, openbox, fluxbox xfce, gnome2, gnome3, unity-3d, unity-2d etc, my question is - what is meant by "the lightest desktop interface" - and ...
How can I use Unity 2d with another window manager besides Metacity? (like openbox forexample)