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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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It can be changed but you need to use CCSM -> general settings. Any other attept to disable/ change it failed. Hope someone will fix this soon. thnx for your time.


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I've also found another solution, that is bit different from what I wanted in the first place, but works fine too. Install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins Run ccsm In Effects section enable Animations plugin In Focus Animation edit and select desired animation. Only wave effect worked... So if you don't like it, you will have face as sad as ...


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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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There is this script secReplaceWindowManager.sh. Each 10s it will check if there is a window manager running, if not, it will start it; you can also replace them at will (currently it supports compiz and metacity). It is interactive so requires to be run on ex. a xterm like xterm -bg darkorange -e "secReplaceWindowManager.sh;bash"&disown.


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You can't. You can only run one or the other.


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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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I uninstalled compiz because it was eating 400+ GB of RAM. This resulted in the Ubuntu 14.04 login screen looping which led me to this posting. I ended up using ctrl-alt-F1 to get a terminal and running: sudo apt-get install compiz sudo apt-get install unity sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager I could now login and see my desktop but the ...


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An extra display under System Settings => Display is causing the error. You have to disabled it.


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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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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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compiz flashback and metacity started to work properly after running dconf reset -f /org/gnome/gnome-panel/


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Okay I'm adding another answer seeing as the comments won't allow spaces :>) The linux-kernel-lts-vivid should show up in your repositories.If you can then maybe install Synaptic and in it search for the package using the Search bar. To install Synaptic sudo apt-get install synaptic To install the latest nvidia propeitary drivers.You need to add the PPA ...


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Sorry for writing this as an answer can't comment because I'm below the reputation threshold.Try upgrading to the latest kernel then.To do that you need to install the linux-generic-lts-vivid package.To do so type this in the terminal sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid



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