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Reduce the size of windows in Ubuntu (14.04)

Sorry to bother you with a question probably very stupid, but I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity, and for some reasons, the windows seems to have a "minimal size". This is extremely annoying when I ...
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Compiz causing buffer flickering with nvidia drivers

Compiz is causing weird flickering. It's a bit difficult to describe, but when I move my mouse over CCSM:s UI elements for example, or even just browse with firefox, the screen updates often don't ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...
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Configure a hotkey for switching viewports in Compiz?

In gconf-editor I can set hotkeys for switching to a specific workspace/viewport when using metacity. I'd like this functionality too for compiz, bit did not find it so far. What I want is: Super-F1 ...
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Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen - Delay

In Gnome change virtual desktops by moving mouse to edge of the screen. is described how to switch virtual desktops by mouse. Is it posible to define delay after which vdestop is switched? ...
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How to let full-screen be on specific monitor?

I have two displays, they're arranged as: +----------+ | | +--------+ B | | A | | +--------+----------+ With an application, say Adobe Reader, I can ...
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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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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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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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Compiz key bindings do not work in Virtualbox VM

I'm running Ubuntu in a virtualbox VM on windows, and none of the key-bindings that I define for compiz plugins (such as Grid and Put) work. I've tried letters and numbers by themselves, as well as ...
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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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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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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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How does Compiz decide which windows should be sticky?

How does Compiz automatically decide which windows should be sticky (i.e. should be visible on all workspaces)? Windows such as gnome-panel and cairo-dock always stay on the visible workspace, without ...
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Compiz 0.9 issue: Couldn't open display

I decided that I would like Compiz 0.9 on my computer, which runs Ubuntu 10.10. I followed the instructions on this Compiz wiki page; some lines I changed. I now have compiled and installed Compiz ...
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Show cursor location with CTRL problem on Ubuntu with Compiz

I am running Compiz on Ubuntu 10.10. I am fairly certain that Compiz provides the blue pulsating circle the surrounds the mouse pointer for a few seconds when the "CTRL" key is pressed. I recently ...
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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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Compiz gone with Ubuntu 10.10 upgrade on VirtualBox Win7-64 host

I just upgraded my Linux guest running on Win7-64 VirtualBox 3.2.10 from Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10. I followed the usual steps to reapply guest additions, including installing build-essential and ...
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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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Screen doesn't repaint when visual effects are enabled in Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I got visual effects working in Ubuntu 10.04 running under VirtualBox 3.2.8 with a host OS of Windows XP SP3. I had to enable 3D acceleration in VirtualBox, and then I had to install the ...
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Keyboard shortcuts in Ubuntu 10.04: guide for Mac users

I'm looking for a good mac specific guide to all the keyboard shortcuts available in Ubuntu 10.04 (with Compiz). I say 'mac specific' as I'm on this type of machinery, and the keyboard over here is ...
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If I don't want “visual effects,” is there any reason not to uninstall compiz?

I'm quite new to Linux on the desktop, having using it on servers for years. The basic question: If I don't want visual effects, is there any reason I need or want to have compiz installed at all? ...
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Change the zoom out view in compiz

When I zoom out to see all my virtual desktops using the expo plugin in compiz, it displays them side by side. I want to make the windows bigger. I have four virtual desktops and would prefer to have ...
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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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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?