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You do indeed have all you need with compiz. Setting Window.Form.Opacity should set the X window property _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY on the window; For a test whether the ubuntu part works, try setting the opacity manually to 0.5 with this low-level command (click the window): $ xprop -f _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 32c -set _NET_WM_WINDOW_OPACITY 0x7fffffff ...


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ok I would check /var/log/syslog and dmesg which will display kernel log. wstein@valhalla:/home/wstein# sudo less /var/log/syslog wstein@valhalla:/home/wstein# sudo dmesg What a graphic-card are you using? Nvidia, Ati or Intel. I assume that drivers faild for install. Have you configured a framebuffer for grub? You can try an apt-get install -f which ...


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I would check ~ZSW/.xsession-errors first, and then check /var/log/lightdm/lightdm.log for any errors. If I had to guess, I would say it was a permissions issue, and that the lightdm user can't see the files it needs to be able to start properly.


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You can use xdotool to resize the window: After running this command, select the window which is too large; It will be resized to 300x300 pixels. xdotool selectwindow windowactivate getactivewindow windowsize 300 300 Maybe you need to install it first: apt-get install xdotool An alternative way would be using the mouse together with the keys activating ...


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solved it with sudo apt-add-repository ppa:elementary-os/testing sudo apt-get update then the right version of libmutter0d is there


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A solution for KDE: You have to type kwin --replace & I have no idea, why @Álvaro says about sudo service kdm restart, but, at least on Kubuntu no such a service.


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Xfce + metacity (12.04 - 13.04). sudo apt-get install xubuntu-desktop leafpad cp /etc/xdg/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-session.xml ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-session.xml && leafpad ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-session.xml Replace <property name="Client0_Command" type="array"> ...


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Gnome Shell does all that. It always has exactly one empty workspace (so if you add a window to it, a new empty workspace is created). Note that this is the default - you can configure a static workspace listing via gnome-tweak-tool. I am able to drag full screen windows around in the Overview mode - this helps me start games in one workspace and drag them ...


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This command is also good: pgrep -l "gnome|kde|mate|cinnamon|lx|xfce|jwm"


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Just in case someone goes through the hard path of trying to fix the problem directly (which I did), a simple distribution upgrade solved the problem. sudo apt-get dist-upgrade The precise reason of the freeze will remain an unsolved issue but the big picture is that it takes less and less time to have the system up and running again nowadays (although, in ...



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