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What's the visual difference between Unity 3D and Unity 2D? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? The answer to this question ( How can I tell if I am running 2D or 3D Unity? ) doesn't show the visual differences between Unity 3d and 2d. If I ...
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Difference between Unity and 2D [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? I can't tell the difference between 2D and Unity(3D?) when I log in with the trial LiveCD. How can I tell which one I am using and if I am using ...
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How can I tell if I am running 2D or 3D Unity? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? I have just installed the Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha on my laptop. How can I tell whether I have the 2D or the 3D Unity running?
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Ubuntu 3D in incompatible card due to an error? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Am I using Unity or Unity 2D? This is really weird XD I have Ubuntu 12.04, my graphic chip is a Mother Board integrated Via Chrome9, which is incompatible with Unity 3D, so I ...
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Why does unity 2d have compositing enabled by default? [duplicate]

Why does unity 2d have compositing enabled, doesn't that defeat the whole purpose of having a light weight unity variant?
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How to resize the Unity launcher?

I want to resize the Unity launcher. Is that possible?
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How do I configure Unity 2D?

There are several options to configure Unity 3D via "CompizConfig Settings Manager" respectively its "Ubuntu Unity Plugin". But how do I access Unity 2D's settings? If you are looking to ...
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Launcher auto-hides but does not come back [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. If I switch on "Auto-hide launcher", it hides but does not reveal with the pointer, and only comes back on switching off auto-hide.
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How to prevent alt-f1 from selecting Dash

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. Alt+F1 gets intercepted by Unity (I'm guessing) and highlights the Dash icon. I don't want it to do that, as I want Alt+F1 for other purposes. I have scoured google and ...
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Differences Between 10.04 and 11.10

I have no experience with Linux. I bought a book (Beginner's Guide) but it is for 10.04. Should I download 10.04 so it matches the book or use 11.10 with the book, assuming they are pretty similar?
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How can I resize the Unity Dash?

When I open the Unity Dash from the launcher, the Dash takes up the whole screen and doesn't give me the ability to resize it. This makes it impossible to see my desktop and drag and drop icons to it ...
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How can I find out if I am running Unity 3d or 2d?

I am running a Natty Beta 2 LiveCD and I realized that by default I booted right into one of the Unity desktop environments. I then looked into the additional drivers app to find that I am not running ...
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Why can't I run Compiz?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop. The main reason I switched to Ubuntu is because I wanted to use Compiz. The first thing I did was to go to Additional Drivers and install ATI/AMD Proprietary ...
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How to enable visual effects (compiz) without disabling Unity?

How can I install compiz fusion (or whatever it is called) to have visual effects like windows burning to ash on minimize , rotating (3d cube) workspaces etc ? I was using compiz (ccsm) in 10.10, but ...
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Unable to log into Unity 3D session on Ubuntu 12.04 with NVidia graphics card

There has been lots of questions here on how to get Unity 3D working with NVidia graphics cards - I've read many of them, but I've still not been able to figure out a solution to my problem. My setup ...

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