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New install of 13.04 on a thinkpad x230. I want to disable the windows effects (they sort of zoom in and out from the middle of the screen). I find it distracting. I tried downloading the compizConfig Settings Manager and un-checking "Animations", "Fading Windows" and "Window Decoration". But nothing changed. Is there another way to lose these effects?

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    Look around in the unity tweak tool sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool, there may be settings to disable effects. Apr 28 '13 at 20:02
  • Good advice generally, but I've checked Ubuntu tweak and not found anything for this specific problem. Apr 28 '13 at 23:45
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Did you mean the window snapping feature?

As @Yet Another User said, install unity-tweak-tool (not ubuntu tweak) from software center or by command:

sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool

Then launch it, disable it by Window Manager -> Window Snapping:

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