Wayfire is a open-source Wayland compositor designed to be showy. It recreates some of the best Compiz window animations and effects.
Ever wondered how or needed to reset Unity and Compiz back to their default settings? We'll show you.
An update to Compiz that improves gaming performance is on its way to Ubuntu. Compiz 0.9.8.6, currently in preparation, enables a small feature that improves full-screen OpenGL gaming performance in Unity.
New safeguards have been added to CCSM - the GUI tool for configuring Compiz - to limit damage caused by users unaware of the tools importance. When launching the app in Ubuntu 12.04 a pop-up box warning users of the potential risks from idly playing around with settings therein. The ability to disable the Unity desktop plugin from the main plugin overview in CCSM has also been removed.
We're looking for a few brave souls to break their computers...
In spite of best efforts, a weird bug in compiz causing windows to 'become invisible' is still haunting the users. Here is how you can help fix it.
I think it is fair to say that the Desktop Cube has been one of Linux's iconic features. The cube provided both an easy way to visualise workspaces as well as a nice bit of eye-candy when using it.
Not happy with the default size of the Compiz drop shadows under application windows? Here's how to make them larger.
You want to trigger ‘expose’ in Maverick like you’ve seen in Unity? Dan Rabbit sent me over a mail with a quick ‘how to’ on, well, how to do just that! 1. Install Compiz Config […]
Compiz-based Unity will not see a backport for Maverick users to test.
Everyones favourite compositing window manager Compiz released an update to their unstable 0.9-branch - 0.9.2. - a few weeks back. Here's how to install it from a PPA.
Ubuntu’s Jorge Castro has just tweeted that the Unity/Compiz pre-alpha is now available for early Natty users to test via PPA. More information can be found @ http://bit.ly/donNSi and the PPA ityself – whic is […]