I have recently upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10 (x64). I used to have transparent window tittle bar using gconf-editor -> apps -> gwd. But in 12.10 editing the value isn't doing nothing. Also in ccsm many plugins such as: opacity, brightness, saturation, desktop cube and rotate cube are all gone. I love that transparent look very much and I want to get it back in 12.10.

I'm using Nvidia 7200GS ; AMD Athlon 7750 ; 3GB Ram.

Is there any way to get it working?

2 Answers 2


finally I have solved the transparent window tittle problem using

dconf editor. Anyone finding the same issue can find solution using my procedures.

instead of gconf-editor we have to use dconf-editor.

go to ..

dconf-editor --> org  --> compiz --> gwd

and set the value manually. Works fine for me.


Ok, this solve the missing plugin problem in ccsm :

sudo apt-get install compiz-plugins
sudo apt-get install compiz-plugins-extra

But I am still out of luck with


Also the transparency of a window cannot be saved using 'opacity,brighness,saturation'

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