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Drawing on screen in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm wondering if there's a way to draw on the screen in Ubuntu 18.04, regardless of what is being displayed on the screen (desktop, PDFs, etc). I'm asking specifically about Ubuntu 18.04. I'm aware ...
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How to start applications such as xcompmgr at start up? [duplicate]

I've been trying to make xcompmgrto autostart in Lubuntu 11.10 but it just doesn't, I have to start it manually. I have added the next lines to the autostart script in ~/.config/openbox/ #Run a ...
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Can I annotate the screen in Gnome Shell?

Anyone know a plugin or application that emulate the Compiz Annotate funcionality in Gnome 3? Annotate is the plugin that lets you draw on the screen.
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How can I draw selection rectangle on screen for my script?

I am trying to make a simple screencasting bash script. I want to get screen selection coordinates by drawing a red rectangle with mouse. I can use xdotools to get coordinates but how can I draw ...
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Issues with running Ardesia on Lubuntu 13.10/14.04

I am trying to achieve the setup described by Roman in this thread: Drawing over the desktop (I'm trying Option 2, using Ardesia with xcompmgr) I really could use this solution to make instructional ...
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How to reset compizconfig-settings-manager settings? [duplicate]

So I have a really stupid problem: I followed this tutorial (Drawing over the desktop) and accidentally mapped the "Initiate line" hotkey to mousebutton 1, which means that left clicks are no longer ...
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Libreoffice presentation - Highlight / draw during the talk

I have some slides on which I would like to highlight some aspects live during the talk. My slides will be able to be used as pdf also. (As I'm not using any Libreoffice special abilities.) Is there ...
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clutter - Draw above Gnome Shell Desktop

I am aware of the question Drawing over the desktop and I don't think this question is a duplicate. I need a simple way to draw stuff above my Gnome Shell desktop with some scripting language. The ...
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Screen annotations for Ubuntu 18.04, for changing backgrounds and possible to draw circles and write text

I know the detailed answer of this question. But I tried compiz composite manager and it didn't work. I had no possibility to get ardesia running with installing with the source because there's no ...
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How to black out a region of one virtual desktop?

I am looking for a command-line solution to cover a configurable section of a virtual desktop with a rectangle of configurable color, to hide the content below. One should still be able to use a ...