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moving maximize window at other screen without maximize in Kubuntu 20.04

if i moving maximized window a little bit in the other screen in jumps to maximized onto top left. How to disable this effect in Kubuntu 20.04 ? i have read the solution here, but not works in Kubuntu ...
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How to change the direction of window minimization effect in Ubuntu GNOME?

Is it possible to change the direction of the minimization effect? So when I click the minimize button on a window or press Super + H, it ALWAYS minimizes toward the top left corner of the screen, no ...
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In KDE Plasma, how to group presented windows by app, like on macOS MissionControl?

I have a hot-corner action assigned for "Present Windows - Current Desktop" (under System Settings > Screen Edges) and it works well. However, the preview can quickly get too chaotic and ...
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Some Kwin effects not working in Kde5 and kcmshell5 says : Could not find module 'kcm_kwin_effects'. See kcmshell5 --list for the full list of modules

I'm using XUbuntu 18.04 LTS 32bits along with Kwin instead of xfwm4. The Cover Switch and the Flip Switch effects are not working. Moreover, the "Desktop Cube Animation" and "Desktop ...
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How to enable transcluency in Kvantum with fractional scaling?

I started using fractional scaling after switching to a HiDPI screen, and noticed that the transcluency in Dolphin, Gwenview are gone. I am using Kvantum. How to enable transcluency with fractional ...
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tool for webcam effects

Using Skype, I have the option to blur out the background on my webcam. I'm now using Zoom and Google Meeting a lot more and would love to apply a similar filter in other apps. I've looked around for ...
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Disabling desktop effects

I'm running Kubuntu 18.04. Is there a way to disable all desktop effects at once? I think that ability used to exist but I can't find it now, though I can go through the long list of them and ...
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Installing KDE plugins

I want to compile and install KWin Blur effect plugin to change the maximum possible blur. The maximum value of the slider is set here and I want to change that. But I don't know how to install that ...
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Wobbly windows disappeared

OS: Kubuntu 18.04 with all recent updates. I've installed Latte Dock, also latest released version. I've also have nVidia GeForce 1080Ti with drivers, installed from the graphics-drivers PPA (...
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Add title text over freezed frame in Kdenlive

Ubuntu 18.04 Kdenlive I'm having difficulty overlaying text over a freezed frame: although I'm able to apply the motion freeze effect over my selected spliced clip, when I add title text on the ...
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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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How to remove all window transparency effects

I would like to remove all transparency effects from windows in Ubuntu 18.04. An example: If the browser is below the terminal window I can see the bookmarks bar and everyhing else through it. How to ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 disable background application blurring effects

Currently on Ubuntu 17.10 whenever an application is considered not in focus, it becomes grayed out like so: I would like to disable this effect because I have multiple monitors and everything that ...
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Toning down the visual effects on 17.10 [duplicate]

I'm on a rather low-end machine (Intel Atom Cherrytrail) and the visual effects of Ubuntu 17.10 are not processed very well. It's so slow that it's often a bit confusing. Is there a way to disable ...
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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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Workspace Switching with gnome in ubuntu 17.10

I used the cube rotation effect in unity and liked it a lot. Is there a way to get a workspace switcher button in gnome? Even without that I'd like to know how to get cube rotation back in gnome. ...
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Wallpaper problem in KDE Plasma 5.8.5 - Kubuntu 16.04

I have a slight issue that makes my desktop wallpaper appear slightly different on desktop #1 compared to the rest. The image is pretty much at a 3:2 resolution so of course it has borders on it. ...
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Webcam software with live chroma keying/green screen

I want to take live camera feed (from webcam or other source) and apply a chroma key effect in order to remove the background (i.e. green screening) and then want to replace the background with a ...
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how to disable cairo-dock opened application effect?

When an application is opened but not focused, it keeps an effect running, the rotation effect. I want it to have no effect, but I am not being able to find where to configure it. I looked at simple ...
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focus on window Lag

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and every time i focus on a window i have small lag. Also On Minimize and Unminimize Effect It has small lag. I played a video for a test and disabled Ubuntu Unity Plugin in ...
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Where are the cinnamon sound effect .ogg files located?

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu. The sound effects aren't working (e.g. 'swoosh' when changing to another workspace, and 'bing' when adjusting volume). I went to the sound effects settings menu, ...
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Disable window effects for one specific application

I have one application that has a couple of areas that auto-hide and pop up again as soon as I hover over an area. These poping up areas seem to be implemented as some kind of window, and they pop up ...
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How to get the stabilization function working in Kdenlive?

I have a shaky video that I would like to stabilize with Kdenlive. However, I can't seem to get it to work. I right-click a clip in the project bin and select Clip Jobs -> Stabilize, but nothing ...
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Does compiz use hardware acceleration by default?

How do I find out if Compiz is using my graphics card? If it's disabled how do I enable it?
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Disable all visual effects in Ubuntu 15.10

How do I disable all effects in Ubuntu 15.10? I already called this on the console: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface enable-animations false But it doesn't seem to have a great effect, ...
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Motion interpolation - 120 hz monitor effect

I have a normal 60hz monitor (http://www.tftcentral.co.uk/reviews/benq_gw2760hs.htm) but I also have a 120hz Samsung TV and I have seen the Motion Plus effect that makes movies play very smooth and ...
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Stereo Reverb on LMMS

I need this effect called "Stereo reverb" in LMMS but I have installed all (related)aldspa plugins which used to provide it when it was "ladspa-plugin". Now the ladspa package is a virtual package so ...
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Cannot disable Sound Alert

i'm using Asus EeePC 1015PX, installed Ubuntu 14.04.3, i cannot disable the sound Alert mute sound volume of the sound alert in the sound effects.. Please help me to disable the sound alert while i ...
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Plasma effects lost in Kubuntu 15.04

I had some crash reports after trying to change virtual desks of windows by dragging. I realized it had to do with cube animations. And after trying some configurations, having new crashes and ...
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Gimp: How to change layer effects once added? For example change drop shadow values

I am on my long way to get totally rid of windows and only use ubuntu. One major reason to use windows is photoshop, but I am trying to get used to gimp although this is very hard for me with 10 years ...
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Unchecking all desktop effects in Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4

I use Kubuntu 14.10 Plasma 4. Is there any way to uncheck all desktop effects at once, or do I have to do it one by one?
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Kwin effects worked 100% on kubuntu 12.04 but i cant get them all to work on 14.04

My VMware fusion 6.0.3 VM running kubuntu 12.04 LTS worked great when using all kwin effects, but I had to use a workaround. I put this following workaround text at the end of the 12.04 /etc/profile ...
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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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How can I activate burn effect on ubuntu 13.10?

I saw on youtube that there is an effect that makes the windows catch fire when closing. Here is the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LUM6cI32rk But I could not make this effect work in 13.10....
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Lost KDE effects after 13.10 upgrade

After Kubuntu 13.10 upgrade, Alt+tab and desktop pager effects do not work anymore. They are enabled in Desktop Effects. How can I solve this issue? It seems I have Nvidia drivers installed.
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Elastic Windows Effect in 13.10

I had this effect activated on 13.04 but I can't see any option to enable it in compizconfig settings manager. I'm running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.10
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Compiz burn effect in ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a problem with Compiz. I installed Compiz setting manager on Ubuntu 13.04, Also installed Compiz main and extra fusion plug-ins. But I can't enable 3D windows and cube reflection effects and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Terminal stops responding/freezes on launch

Ubuntu noob here, so I don't know that much about Ubuntu. I know how to get around, and what not, but I still consider myself a noob. Anyways, on to the question. Recently, in the past 15 minutes, ...
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How to disable window maximize effect in Kubuntu

In 13.04 when you maximize or snap a window to the screen's borders, instead of instantly changing its size, it does a little animation - it shrinks/expands to the appropriate size. How do I turn this ...
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How to disable windows effects in 13.04?

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 ...
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How to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp?

Can anyone tell me how to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp. I have seen it in a number of designs. EXAMPLES: and
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how to make compiz wobbly effect ignore a single window?

I have the reminders/alerts popup window with Thunderbird/lightning calendar, that I need to avoid it being managed by wobbly compiz effect, because I already set another rule to make it have minimal ...
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Kubuntu uses random minimize effects

I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.10 however this issue is also present on my other machines running stock KDE from Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10. I'm using the Nvidia currrent-updates driver. The problem ...
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How to remove fade effect when "Hiding all normal windows" with CTRL+ALT+D shortcut (show desktop)?

I'm using Unity on 12.10, with most of the Compiz Effects disabled. I'd like to remove the fade effect when using the CTRL + ALT + D default shortcut to show the desktop. The effect consists in fading ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with Nvidia GT 555m?

I have a Dell XPS 17 (3D) laptop that comes with Nvidia GT 555M. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (not side-by-side to Windows, but as an application inside Windows using Wubi). I installed ...
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Compiz Magnifier Box doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.10

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 12.10 and installed CompizConfig Setting Manager to do some custom settings and one of the is enabling Magnifier Box. But this doesn't work, i have tried many shortcut ...
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installed ubuntu-desktop in kubuntu but it's not like a new ubuntu

i intalled kubuntu 10.01, then ugraded to kubuntu 12.04 then after a while i used sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop in order to have a desktop environment just like a brand new installed ubuntu 12....
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Brightness Adjustment on Desktop Computer

I have Ubuntu 12.10 I need an application/software that can increase and decrease my brightness. I know I can do it through my pc monitor but I don't want that. I want to control it through a ...
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Animations in Ubuntu 12.10 like in Ubuntu 9 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I configure Unity? I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10. Previously I was using Ubuntu 9. This release has a nice UI makeover, but I no longer could use the awesome ...
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Fade out Label / Button / Status Bar with GTK

What is the easiest way to fade out and fade in elements in Python / GTK 3? Coming from webdevelopment, my initial take on this problem was to call c = widget.get_style_context(), c.remove_class('...
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