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The fun part of "home made products" is always that you can make it pretty much exactly as you like. The possible downside is that you easily get carried away a bit by a project if it is nice to work on... That might be the case with the script below :). While I would have preferred to add a detailed explanation on how it works "under the hood", this is a ...


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had the same problem I ran sudo apt-get update to install the recent updates. Then sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins-extra Worked like a charm,


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I was also experiencing these exact same symptoms and finally decided to do a little diving into my dotfiles and found the solution by systematic process of elimination. In my case, it turns out that something had gone wrong with the files stored in my compiz configuration cache. Simply deleting the directory and relogging solved my graphics issues: $ rm ...


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compiz store a file called 'firstrun' under the ~/.config/compiz-1/compizconfig path. So all you have is to delete this file and then run CCSM again so it will shows you the warning dialog. sudo rm -f ~/.config/compiz-1/compizconfig/firstrun Tip: In general you don't have to use sudo within your home, but here you have to use sudo even in your home dirs ...


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While in this answer, the question was on how to (re-) arrange application specific windows into a grid, the edited version below rearranges all "normal" windows into a grid: #!/usr/bin/env python3 import subprocess import getpass import sys #--- set your preferences below: padding between windows, margin(s) cols = int(sys.argv[1]); rows = ...


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You can install Nvidia proprietary driver and switch to Nvidia adapter. Run in terminal sudo apt-get install nvidia-346 nvidia-prime and reboot. You will be able to switch adapters in Nvidia Settings application. You can also toggle adapters by running sudo prime-select nvidia and sudo prime-select intel You will have to log off and on to apply ...


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The answer turns out to be the Window Rules plugin. See http://wiki.compiz.org/Plugins/Widget and http://wiki.compiz.org/WindowMatching#Winrules , specifically the Skip taskbar and Skip pager options. Enter widget=1 for these options to match windows on the widget layer.


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Tentative answers: I've just discovered http://www.webupd8.org/2013/07/fuzzy-window-switcher-for-ubuntu.html which links to https://github.com/XCMer/fuzzy-window-switcher .. this looks promising. The comments at webupd8 also point out that the Compiz Scale plugin has similar functionality. Start typing and the window thumbnails are narrowed to match the ...



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