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Desktop composition auto-disables in Windows 7

On Windows 7 Professional N 64bit, the visual effect option "Enable desktop composition" does not work correctly for me. Both the DWM and Themes services are running. When I tick it and click ...
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layering video with ffmpeg using black color as mask

I've got two videos (in.mp4 / layer.mp4). The layer.mp4 video contains stuff and pure black color. I wonder how I could use filter to remove the black and replace by alpha. I'm trying to use ...
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Compton background color

I just installed compton, but now my screen background is gray rather than black. I'm using i3wm and no background image. Compton is basically just dimming inactive windows. How can I change this ...
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Why do rounded cornes of a window look weird in a composite manager?

I'm trying to add some fancy stuff to my desktop, and the thing that I'm dealing with now is setting shades to all windows. I'm using compton composite manager, and everything is fine, but just look ...
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right-click (xdg-open) opened up some opaque windows covering my screen; xkill won't kill them

I right-clicked on something in chromium with relatively low memory. Chromium opened up some opaque right-click boxes and never filled them in and won't kill them. These are now covering part of all ...
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Linux - Xinerama + Compositing or Twinview + Rotation?

Running Linux Mint 9 (gnome) | Geforce 460gtx Left 1920x1080 (23" asus) | Right 2048x1052 (23" samsung) I'd like to rotate my right hand monitor to portrait mode for coding (1052x2048) while leaving ...
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Setting “Keep window thumbnails” to always in KDE “breaks minimization”? How?

KDE's Desktop effects (compositing) has a setting for when to keep window thumbnails. It says that setting this to always "breaks minimization". Does anyone know how it breaks minimization?