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First create the autostart folder if it doesnt already exist: mkdir -p ~/.config/autostart Then create a xcompmgr desktop file lxshortcut -o ~/.config/autostart/xcompmgr.desktop logout and login. N.B. this picture shows what the xcompmgr.desktop file contains as well how to confirm xcompmgr is running.
Yes "xcompmgr" alone does nothing. You need to tell it what kind of effects you want, which is what all gibberish at the end of the command is for. Also you must add the "&" in the end of the command to start xcompmgr in the background. Without that your startup script starts xcompmgr and then waits until it finishes (which it will never do) before ...
There are a number of ways to find the location of executables - for example: dad@dad-VirtualBox:~$ which xcompmgr /usr/bin/xcompmgr dad@dad-VirtualBox:~$ ls -l /usr/bin/xcompmgr -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 30356 2010-05-13 07:06 /usr/bin/xcompmgr If you want xcompmgr to start-up automatically you will not need to worry about including the exact & full ...
I would recommend the use of the metacity compositor. It's lightweight, effective, and generally used with Unity-2D. To enable the metacity compositor, go to your terminal and paste: gconftool-2 -s '/apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager' --type bool true To disable: gconftool-2 -s '/apps/metacity/general/compositing_manager' --type bool false You ...
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