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Linux-Mint Maya Mate loses Alt-F1 menu and Alt-F2 run-dialog with Compiz

I like the Linux-Mint 13 Mate Alt-F1 menu and the Alt-F2 run-dialog, but as soon as I installed Compiz those keys became non-functional. Conpiz has a Gnome compaatibility settings panel which ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - compiz plugin - screenshot not catching the launcher menus

I have enable the following plugin that allows me to make a screenshot of selected by me area: Screenshot plugin Ubuntu 12.04 Unfortunately, I am not able to make a screenshot of my launchers sub ...
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Ubuntu: Alternative task-switcher to what is provided in compiz

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 and really enjoying it. The task switcher default in Ubuntu shows a list of small icons for each running app much like the windows task switcher. It's fast and effective. I ...
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How do I use Compiz on Linux to achieve what WinSplit revolution does on Windows?

I've used WinSplit Revolution for quite some time on Windows and have become attached to it. I'm now trying out a Linux OS (Ubuntu 10.04) and would really like to get the same functionality back ...
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How to assign a shortcut key to show all windows in Compiz

It should be pretty easy, but I couldn't find the option. With Ubuntu tweak (Compiz settings -> Edge preferences) I configured the lower right border of the screen to show all windows. I'd like to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not load correctly

After tring to install the wizard feature of compiz, the ubuntu doesnt load up correctly. The only thing I can see is my background (the terminal doesnt work too). How can I fix this problem?
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How to set a windows's title in Linux

Is there a way to set a custom windows title in Linux?
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screen flickering intel 4000 HD on ubuntu 12.04 on full screen

Specs: Ubuntu 12.04 - 64 bit intel 4000 HD 8GB RAM I've installed the latest intel drivers from ppa packages: ubuntu-x-swat The problem is that when I play a game in full screen mode, the screen ...
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Major ghosting in dual screen

So I have the following setup: Arch Linux with Compiz as stand-alone window manager. Whenever I use the dual screen setup and drag windows into the VGA outputted screen I get major ghosting. Last I ...
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Window maximize delay in Ubuntu Karmic

I have tried various Ubuntu versions, Ubuntu Karmic Koala 9.10 x86, Ubuntu 10.04 beta DVD, Ubuntu 9.10 AMD64, Mandriva 2010 x86, also a Fedora version and after installing compiz on all OS's, ...
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Gnome is not working properly after messing around with compiz

I fixed tearing for my tv and something went wrong. Im using multiple screens. I turned of opengl and composite in compiz config. Now all my windows do not work, i can se programs in the bottom ...
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Is there any way I can add alternative key binding to a feature in compiz?

I was wondering is there any way to add additional, alternative key binding to a particular feature in compiz? I am using Wall plugin and on my ThinkPad it is convenient to switch between horizontal ...
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How do I do that cool show desktop thing in gnome?

I've just started using GNOME for my main desktop environment and I was answering the phone and when I came back to my computer the windows all flew around the screen like I was on some kinda freakin ...
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Compiz on Lenovo Z580 with Intel and Nvidia graphic cards and Debian squeeze

I bought a Lenovo a while ago, and installed Debian squeeze on it. Now I managed to put a minimalistic GUI on it, but I think I can get much much more out of it. The problem starts with there are ...
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nVidia performance with newer X and newer driver abysmal with Compiz

I recently upgraded Debian to Xorg 2.9.4 and installed nvidia-glx from experimental, version 260.19.21. This was somewhat of an uphill battle as the dependencies for the experimental nvidia-glx ...
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Compiz & Linux compositing: how does it fit into the X architecture? [closed]

Not a really "how to solve stuff" question, but... I was wondering how the modern X architecture works, with compiz & all. What I know about it: in the beginning, there was the X server, ...
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When I move a window partially offscreen, the offscreen part shows on next/previous desktop

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04; when I move a window partially offscreen, the offscreen part shows on the next/previous desktop In the screenshot below you can see CompizConfig (opened on the second desktop) ...
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Drag + hotkey to move windows to other viewports/workspaces with Compiz

I normally have Compiz disabled on my Ubuntu box. However, I decided to enable it so that I could get Windows 7's "Aero Snap" functionality. (Instructions on how to get Aero Snap with Compiz are ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 compiz - disable all compiz plugin - empty screen

A lots of thanks to terdon who spent so many time on this and finally solve the issue. A friend of mine has installed on my new machine Ubuntu 12.04 (I have always been windows user and have no ...
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Changing the default windows manager in xfce

I'm running a copy of xubuntu with xfce as my desktop environment and compiz ad my windows manager. I'd like to make compiz the default over xfwm4, but I'm having trouble locating the configuration to ...
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Compiz Desktop Effects

I have Windows XP, I want to have Compiz Desktop Effects. Is this possible ?
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How to bind a key to switching to next window in current monitor in compiz?

I'm using compiz 0.8.8 on ArchLinux. I have two monitors, and each time I use alt-tab to switch to next window, the windows from both monitors shows up. This makes it hard to find a specific window. ...
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How to restore Ubuntu desktop?

A few days back, I installed Compiz to try out the 3D desktop effects. Unfortunately, that messed up my desktop, and it has since been working in low resolution mode. Can someone suggest a quick ...
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Compiz effects in XFCE

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 as well as xubuntu-desktop. When I'm logged in using unity, my compiz effects work fine, but under xfce they don't seem to work. I've installed compiz config settings ...
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Make inactive windows transparent in Kubuntu/Compiz

In Kubuntu, I would like to make windows transparent/translucent when they are inactive.
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How to install/enable compiz on CentOS 6?

How do I install and/or enable compiz-fusion on CentOS 6? The packages don't appear to be in the repositories?
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How can I spread a wallpaper image across multiple desktops?

I'm looking for a way to strecth my wallpaper across multiple virtual desktops (workspaces). How do I achieve that in Ubuntu. Is there an option in Compiz for that?
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Compiz - don't raise window on click (while hold)

it seems that Compiz support forum is used for spam, and as I noticed similar questions answered here, I though it'd be best for me to ask here I'm on Ubuntu 11.04 and window manager uses Compiz ...
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Looking for an alternative to alt+tab in Compiz

I would like to define a keyboard shortcut in Compiz that allows me to: move the focus to the next window do not keep a history of visited windows, just cycle through all windows on a workspace do ...
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I'd like to prevent maximize from covering one third of the screen

Using Ubuntu 10.10, gnome, and dual nvidia monitors. Gnome panels and docky are able to "reserve" part of the screen for themselves in such a way as to prevent maximized windows from covering them ...
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Desktop screen capture with compiz running

When running Compiz (Linux), let say I'm on Desktop #1 and I have an application running on Desktop #3. Is it possible to take a screenshot of the window (not the entire desktop) running on #3 from ...
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Using compiz with xmonad

I've been using xmonad as my windows manager in conjunction with Gnome for some time. I would like to use compiz was well. Is there a way to combine the two using Ubuntu?
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How to disable blur effect on Compiz, after it made my session completely black

I have been experimenting with my effects in Compiz (on Ubuntu 9.04). I clicked the blur effect, everything that can move has turned black, therefore whenever I log on everything turns black. I have ...
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compiz keeps quitting in Ubuntu

Just executed $ compiz --replace $ cccsm And it worked for 2 minutes while I configured some stuff (like Wobbly Windows) then compiz all of a sudden freaks out and quits. I have to reboot. What's ...
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Prevent Unity Grid from expanding different windows behind dock in Ubuntu 11.10

Is there a way to keep windows in Ubuntu 11.10/Unity from left-docking behind the Unity dock? I want to cut off those pixels entirely and always show the dock, and I want window-resizes to respect ...
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Windows 7 show all windows

Compiz has a feature called "Show all desktops", usually invoked via <Super> E. This shows all the currently open windows. Windows 7 has something like this (<Super> Tab) but the windows ...
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Is there a plugin for compiz that uses a certain window as a desktop background?

I want to have a specific window, let's say, a Banshee player window, to be displayed as a background on my desktop. Is it possible to do with compiz on Ubuntu?
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Can I run Compiz Fusion on an Intel graphics card in Xubuntu?

I have a new state of the art Dell laptop with Xubuntu 11.04 on it. It has a hybrid graphics card with Optimus. The net is full of explanations why it's not working in Linux. I was trying so much to ...
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3 or 4 monitors with Nvidia and Ubuntu

I saw that someone was running 3 monitors with Ubuntu 8.10 and two Nvidia cards (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/27113/how-to-use-3-monitors). I was curious if you can do this with Xinerama, a ...
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How to fullscreen application across both monitors of dual head display?

I have two Ubuntu 10.4 machines (and Ubuntu continues to hide more and more xorg.conf config such that I no longer know where to find it). One is a laptop running dual headed - DP1 is the internal ...
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How to enable 3D Cube and other effects in ubuntu?

How to enable 3D Cube and other effects in ubuntu? I'm using Ubuntu 9.10
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Transparent look in Ubuntu

Anyone here who knows where can I find a tutorial where I can make Ubuntu 9.04 - Ubuntu 10.04 look like this
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How to copy image to clipboard, to paste to another application?

I want to set the clipboard to file abc.jpg, in image format, so I can paste it to gpaint, etc. X11 applications, can I? I have enabled Screen snapshot feature in Compiz windows manager, and I need ...
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Installing compizconfig settings manager causes “hide all normal windows and set focus to the desktop” to stop working

I've installed a CompizConfig Settings Manager on Ubuntu 10.10. A filter in the program disables "hide all normal windows and set focus to the desktop" because of a conflict. I don't know what is ...
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Compiz and Desktop Effects on Netbook with External Monitor

I have an Acer Aspire One AO150 and am having trouble plugging in an external monitor under Ubuntu 9.10. There were no problems under 9.04. If I plug in an external monitor once the machine is already ...
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Compiz is not applying config from CompizConfig Settings Manager

I use Fedora 14 with Compiz on Gnome. I'd like to change some settings of Compiz with CompizConfig Settings Manager, but when I change a setting in there, those settings are not being applied. ...
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Compiz shutdown hook?

I want to check 10+ local Git repositories if they have any unpushed commit, before shutdown. (I always forgot to push them, so later, the next morning I came office and back home again) I think ...
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Resize Windows in Expo!

I love the Expo plugin in Compiz and I use it all the time. But then I realized that on the equivalent feature in Kwin and in Mac OS X, the windows are resized so that they are all visible through the ...
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Snapping windows to pre-defined grids in GNOME

I would like to snap windows in GNOME (more specifically, under Ubuntu) to user pre-defined grids. I have tried the "Snapping Windows" and "Grid" plugins for Compiz, and have also seen demos of PyWO, ...
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wmctrl says I have one workspace when I actually have four

I'm trying to create one gvim per workspace using this script as a starting point: http://www.openhex.org/notes/2011/1/27/one-vim-server-per-desktops I know when I first found this script months ago, ...