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Yes, Ctrl+Super+↓ is a Compiz shortcut,: Open ccsm → Grid plugin (Window Management category) → Binding tab → Restore.


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I figured this out. I fixed the issue by editing /etc/compizconfig/config as root and manually changed the backend to gsettings under the general heading. For good measure I also changed the profile to my custom one. Now Compiz starts up and everything works as expected.


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In unix systems, application settings are stored as hidden files in your home directory. Hidden files are files whose name start with ".". You can see those files by pressing Ctrl-H in the file manager or "ls -a" in the terminal. When you mess something with your settings, the simplest solution is to remove the settings to have it reset to factory default. ...


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I also tried to have fun with compiz and the same happened. Here is what I did: If you see your desktop like I did, then you can make a link that opens a Gnome Terminal. From within the Console mode(Ctrl+Alt+F1), do the following: cd ~/Desktop/ ln -s /usr/bin/gnome-terminal gnome-terminal In the Console mode you still won't be able to enable Unity, ...


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As it turns out, I removed a package I wasn't supposed to remove and that this problem has nothing to do with Compiz at all. I backed up my documents and music and stuff and did a fresh install. It was successful and all of my programs are back.


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Can be fixed by installing Compiz and enabling Static Application Switcher sudo apt-get install compiz sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager you might need to install compiz-plugins-extra as well and then ccsm


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If CTRL+ALT+T is not working (doesn't open a Terminal), try this: Right click & add a folder, click on the folder to open the File Manager, go to /usr/share/applications, from there you can start CompizConfig & enable the Unity plugin. Source (Thanks @Raja)


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Open CompizConfig Setting Manager (ccsm) Desktop → Expo → Appearance Increase Y Offset


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looks like unity drag & drop files to another window In resumen Start dragging the file Press and hold Super (windows key) + Tab (do not release the mouse button) Hold Super and press Tab as many time you need to choose your file window destination Release Super when you have selected the correct window Release mouse button to drop the file


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Seems you experience some instability with Compiz Install Compiz Config Setting Manager (ccsm): sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Open it. Preferences → Profile & Backend tab: Reset to Defaults Restart the session: sudo restart lightdm Now, to activate extra plugins, it's better to do that single plugin each time. In case ...


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Well it seems like I have forgotten an old problem: keyboard rollover. Certain USB keyboards seem to have a limitation on certain key combinaions - and it would appear that my keyboard has one on a quite inconvenient spot. I think I'll start using the wireless keyboard that does not seem to have this specific problem. You can read more about this on this ...


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You can set it to auto-hide Go to the system settings, click on appearance, then there is a tab called behaviour, in there you can specify a few things about the launcher.


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If you don't have installed Tweak tool install it and open it. In the Typing section you will see Alt/Win behavior and you can select Ctrl is mapped to Win keys. I think that's what you're looking for.


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Answered by OP in comments An installed program called Jupiter was the problem. I uninstalled it and I no longer get the black screen when I use the volume buttons.


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It is a official bug. Compiz CPU usage dramatically increased in Ubuntu 14.04 https://bugs.launchpad.net/compiz/+bug/1293384 Very high cpu usage for compiz in 14.04 (mesa incorrectly using llvmpipe) https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mesa/+bug/1268146


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chown -R <your user>:<your group> ~/.dbus from GConf Error: No D-BUS daemon running?! How to reinstall or fix? was useful to me in case of the "Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY" error


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This is a bug in LibreOffice, and I have reported it in Launchpad. Workaround: Unmaximize the Writer -window before closing the application. Please go to that bug and select "Yes, this bug affects me" https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+bug/1289991 There is also a similar bug reported earlier, which is about LibreOffice Writer opening ...


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YMMV - after some time playing with this, I found that having Scale after Expo works windows-wise, but stops my DVORAK keyboard layout from working! It must be specifically Scale, Expo for everything to be OK for me.


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You can install them as: sudo apt-get install compiz-plugins compiz-plugins-default compiz-plugins-extra compiz-plugins-main compiz-plugins-main-default



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