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No Animations in 22.04

I am testing out Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish in a virtual machine, and I realized that there are almost no animations. The scrolling isn't smooth, there are barely any animations in the DE, and there ...
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How to remove animation on desktop change & it's indicator?

I'm trying to remove desktop / workspace change animation so far the only solution that works: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface enable-animations false but this disables ALL animations ...
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How to switch between desktops without previewing the animation image

I have a problem while switching workspaces on ubuntu, and the problem is that I can't disable this animation image that keeps showing up when I use the keyboard shortcut ctrl + alt + (left/right)key. ...
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Is there any image viewer that supports animated SVG?

I know we can view animated SVG files using web browsers. I wonder if there is a software that works exclusively as an image viewer with SVG animations support.
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How to disable the hide window animation

I am on Ubuntu 21.04. I want to disable the hide animation where the window minimizes into the dock icon.
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Changes via “gsettings set” for GNOME animations have to be restored after every boot (and require toggling between values) on Ubuntu 20.04

I’m turning GNOME animations off via the following command in the terminal: gsettings set "org.gnome.desktop.interface" "enable-animations" "false" This works the very ...
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Expose animation plays forward but not backward

When I pres the superkey to trigger expose, the windows animate into place. However, when I hit the superkey again to leave expose, the windows just glitch back into their original position. Anyone ...
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Smooth transition between lock screen and Home

Is there any way to make a transition between the lock screen and Home more smooth? Current: I log in --> blank page --> purple background loaded --> Home comes out What I want: I log in --&...
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Choppy slow animation when opening Show Applications (launcher) on Ubuntu 20.04 on VMware VM

I have updated my Ubuntu VMware vm from 18.04 to 20.04 yesterday and everything is working fine, except the animation for the launcher, which is really choppy. If I turn on Zoom in universal access ...
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Messed up Desktop and animations by installing script from GitHub (Kubuntu)

So I tried to use some script from GitHub to get rounded window corners, after running it tho, instead of removing the corners, most animations and transitions seem to be disabled aswell as other ...
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Animations crash

I'm trying to breathe some life into an old setup I happen to have lying around by installing Ubuntu onto it, as windows 7 no longer works correctly. I chose 16.04 LTS because its the last version to ...
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Turn specific animations off on Gnome

Simple, I want to disable minimise & maximise animations as i hate them but want to keep workspace and other animations as they work for me and i like them. I know we can do it in KDE but Can i do ...
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How do i enable Genie effect (of mac os) in ubuntu 20.04 via compiz

I have compiz-gnome installed and set the settings for open,close and minimise animation to magic lamp duration 350 window match:(type=Normal | Dialog | ModalDialog | Unknown) and moved up the ...
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Upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 LTS and the UI animations no longer work

I just upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 LTS and the UI animations no longer work, on searching other forums most people agree its because CompizConfig is no longer supported. I've still managed to see ...
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How do I enable wobbly windows in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS?

do you know how to enable wobbly windows in Ubuntu 20.04LTS ? i was trying to do that
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What is the screen saver showing animated physics simulations?

A few years ago the computer lab at my university had as a screen saver on their Linux machines with animated simulations of physic laws, like foam bubbles disintegrating exponentially or little ...
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Missing animations

I have just installed the Ubuntu 18.04.4 (actually few times already) and I still find all of the animations missing. The Ubuntu has disabled them right after install, or they disappear after a while. ...
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Sluggish animations on new install

I recently installed Ubuntu (18.04.4 - GNOME 3.28.2) on a partition of my SSD on my Windows 10 laptop (Huawei Matebook X Pro -- i7-8550U @1.80GHz X 8, 16 gigs Ram). I'm enjoying it so far except for ...
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How to make osd volume widget smoth on ubuntu 18.04?

OSD widget shifts from left to right while I am changing sound volume. Please write how to fix it. I d like to make it more pixel perfect like on Mac OS. Source: https://media.giphy.com/media/...
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Is there a way to avoid the heavy _animation_ when switching between windows? It's too slow for me!

Whenever I move my mouse, the window where the mouse is gets the focus. That's the only true way of a good windowing system! Only the default theme takes like 0.5 to 1 second to switch between ...
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Activites Overview slow to appear

When I press the super key or click the "Activities" entry in the menu bar, it takes a good 2-3 seconds for the Activities Overview (with search and thumbnails of open windows) to appear. Now, this ...
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Windows minizing and other animations not working in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 18.04. Everything, including animations was working fine on my ubuntu. Then, I had to blacklist the nouveau driver and install nvidia graphics driver. Ever since then, animations don'...
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Have MacOS-like window animations on Ubuntu 19.04

I'm looking, if possible, for a way to make Ubuntu 19.04's window animations a bit more similar or exactly the same as on Mac. (If possible, I'd like to keep my GNOME Desktop) Desired look&feel : ...
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Plotagon alternatives for Ubuntu

Are there any Plotagon alternatives for Ubuntu? It would be jolly helpful if it were to be opensource and free.
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Increase animation speed in Cosmic Cuttlefish

Is it possible to increase animation speed for window transitions in Cosmic Cuttlefish? Edit: Is it possible to set a maximum duration for the transition effects?
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Faster app menu in Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and one of my first negative impressions is the long animation of flying-in icons when opening the app menu. Can I speed this up or disable it?
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How to display a python animation in bash terminal

Gonna start this off by saying I have no idea what I'm doing. We have Linux set up at our university and I'm trying to get a similar thing set up on my personal (Windows 10) device and unsurprisingly, ...
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No animations on GNOME 3

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with GNOME 3 from the box. And now I can see, that I have no animations. I checked Gnome Tweak Tool, dconf editor, everything is ok. Nothing extensions doesn't help. I don'...
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Gnome animations gone after upgrade to 18.04

All animations were working in 17.10 before upgrading. Afterward, no animations. The "Animations" toggle in tweaks is "On". I've confirmed that using the dconf editor. I tried toggling it, but all ...
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My video player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS lags

The frame rate appears to lag a lot but the sound works fine. Also, I feel that the animation on my desktop is lagging a bit too. Videos on firefox and chrome work fine. I have upgraded from 16.10 LTS....
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Minimize animation in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Ubuntu 18.04. I installed Tweaks and have been fiddling around, but I've noticed a missing option. In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I had an option enabled that ...
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Choppy videos and animations since 17.10

After a fresh Ubuntu 17.10 installation all animations (like this or this one in the background) and videos (f.i. in VLC or on YouTube, like this one) do have a small stutter every second. ...
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How do I change the speed of the app drawer appearing?

I just installed Ubuntu 17.10 today, and noticed that a lot of desktop environment has now changed from Ubuntu 17.04. I'm just wondering if there is a way to change the the setting of those desktop ...
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Ubuntu Oneko mouse pointer animation distorted

I know this is one of the less important questions here . But Cats!!. I am using oneko and it works fine when the cat is chasing the mouse pointer but when the cat stops in the mouse pointer the cat ...
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Change Boot Animation 16.04

How to implement Dell XPS 13's boot animation to our Ubuntu 16.04 LTS System? Thanks!
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Can I change the duration of desktop window spread?

Is it possible to change the animation duration of window spread using compiz? I want to make it a little slower but I can't seem to find it under the scale window options.
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Aurora like software for ubuntu?

Actually, I'm really new to ubuntu and i've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and i'm in need of a software, Aurora 3D Animation Maker in win OS. Or any other similar software would also be a good option. ...
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Convert command doesn't respect order

I've got a certain number of png files, named 1.png, 2.png, etc. and need to make an animation with them. I'm using convert -delay 20 *.png animation.gif. The first time I used it, it happened that ...
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About animated video makers not video editors

Are there any professional applications for making animated videos on Ubuntu 16.04? Please suggest the most reliable ones, also those which may cost money. I found the free ones are not working well. ...
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The Gnome desktop slows down over time in UbuntuGNOME 16.04

I am having an annoying problem in Gnome/Gnome-Shell. After some time, like an hour or two, suddenly windows starts moving slower and jerky. When I drag them around they move in steps instead of ...
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No Animations in Unity Dock

I've noticed that animations in the Unity dock are no longer showing. I've installed the Paper Theme and Cairo dock (which I later removed). I don't know what reports to run to help identify the ...
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I Can't Find Any Animation Software That Supports Sound

I just need a link to some animation software that supports sound. I've downloaded Pencil, Pencil2D, Synfig, and Tupi, but none of them seem to support sound, or aren't able to play the sound for some ...
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Set animated (video or gif) background for Lock Screen in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Is it possible to set animated background for the lock screen of Ubuntu 14.04 (or higher)? Wasn't able to find any significant information about setting of video or gif animation for Lock Screen only. ...
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Why do I get a train when I run 'ls'?

I have recently noticed something odd that I don't like very much: So why am I getting a train upon running ls? And how can I stop this and make it behave normally? Is this an Easter Egg that I have ...
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How can I set an animated background image or lock screen?

I have this gif: I wish to set it as my lock screen image, but I am unable to do so because if I go into Settings > Background, and then go to the Pictures tab, I am only able to see still images in ...
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How to disable animations to speed up screen updating in Virtual environment

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in VirtualBox under Windows. The screen updating is very slow, especially the effect where it tries to zoom windows and cross-fade between windows. Alt-TAB is almost ...
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How to disable window effects in 15.04?

Recently, I've installed 15.04 on ubuntu. As my system has low RAM, I want to disable window animations on my lapi.
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LightDM Animations

is there a way to port lightdm lock/unlock fade animation on other greeters? I'm thinking about making a port of the animations on pantheon-greeter. Thanks
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Pdf reader having feature to play animations

I wonder if there is any pdf viewer and/or reader for Ubuntu 14.04 to play animation of plots (Fig. 7, page 4 and page 9) in knitr-graphics.pdf . Any help will be highly appreciated. Thanks
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No animations on ubuntu gnome

I am trying to install an ubuntu gnome distro but every time I live boot or install I get no animations at all. I tried ubuntu 15.04. Here are my specs I5 - 4690K MSI GTX - 970 12 GB DDR3 Here is ...
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