I have 11.10 installed and have deactivated the Compiz animated effects, but have turned on wobbly windows. So, in short, windows don't fade / slide / etc, but they wobble.

I can't find a pattern, but it seems that while I am working for a few hours, the wobbly windows suddenly stop being wobbly for no reason. Only on some windows, mind you.

It's obviously not expected behaviour...


I think there is some program/script on your computer changing the current window manager. When the windows don't wobbly anymore, open a terminal and try compiz --replace. If that works, you've to find what is changing the window manager and keep it from replacing it.

  • What does that command do? Will it make my desktop unusable? – Gonzoza Jan 16 '12 at 14:40
  • It restarts compiz. That's all. – Zoke Jan 16 '12 at 14:41
  • Does it reset's Compiz's settings? – Gonzoza Jan 16 '12 at 14:48
  • No, it will just replace the current window manager. It won't do any harm to your desktop. The worst it could happen is you need to restart the computer. – Jesse Jan 16 '12 at 15:02

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