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Highlight the focussed screen (or dim- flash on focus change, see EDIT further below) In a side-by-side dual monitor setup (left-right), the script below will set the brightness of the monitor with the focussed window to "normal" (100%), while other one is dimmed to 60%. If the focus changes, the brightness will follow the focus: focus on (a window) on ...


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By installing GNOME Flashback (from terminal): sudo apt-get install gnome-flashback That will give you back GNOME Flashback (Compiz) and GNOME Flashback (Metacity) sessions in your login screen.


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This behaviour also can happen with unity --replace. One possible solution is to check in whether commands are enable in CompizConfig Settings Manager (you may need to install it with apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager). Look for an option called 'Commands', in the 'General' category. In my case this was un-checked. I suspect these settings may ...


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To restart both Compiz and Unity open the terminal and type: setsid compiz --replace setsid unity After running these two commands the keyboard shortcuts will work normally (because of restarting Unity).


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The script bellow spawns 6 windows for gnome-terminal with vi text editor and moves them to appropriate viewports (aka workspaces ) in Unity desktop. The script determines mathematically which window belongs on which workspace. It relies on wmctrl to do most of the job. To install wmctrl , do sudo apt-get install wmctrl. #!/bin/bash # Author: Serg Kolo # ...



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