Articles Tagged compiz

Putting a curve on Workspaces.

Unity personalization: how much can you really do?

In such a short time of development, improvements in speed, aesthetics, usability and more have come to life in the Compiz version of Unity. But what about customization?

25 March 2011
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Banshee Alpha for Windows coming next week and other Banshee news

The much anticipated alpha release of Banshee for Windows is coming next week. The Windows port is attracting a lot of new contributors, bringing our new Windows effort up to 5 people actively working on […]

21 February 2011
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How to increase the size of Compiz shadows under app windows

Not happy with the default size of the Compiz drop shadows under application windows? Here's how to make them larger.

27 January 2011
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“Aero snap” in Ubuntu Unity [Video]

Bye bye inelegant hacks to achieve 'Aero snap' style window management in Ubuntu, and hello Unity + Compiz with it's very own 'edge snap' plugin. Watch it in action inside.

27 January 2011
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Wayland in action on Ubuntu [Video]

Check out this video of Wayland in action.

24 November 2010
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Install Compiz 0.9.2 in Ubuntu 10.10

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.

18 November 2010
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Compiz/Unity PPA for Natty

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 @ and the PPA ityself – whic is […]

12 November 2010
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Compiz 0.9.x gets a PPA

This news is likely to be irrelevant to many readers but, for a handful, very welcome. Compiz’s (what is the possessive of ‘Compiz’? I want to say Compasses cos it sounds good) Sam Spilsbury – […]

11 November 2010
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Customizing Ubuntu 10.10 the Tyler way

Come take a look at how Tyler customizes and fine tunes his Ubuntu install in the way of software, eye-candy, and usability, and try out his Compiz profile!

13 October 2010
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Customizing Ubuntu 10.10 with a dock, new icon theme, effects, global menu and more

Quite often we'll post screenshots in articles and no doubt we will always get a comment asking what theme we're using, our font settings, or what dock that is. Today I'm going to share with you my setup - everything from my compiz settings to the icon theme!

10 October 2010
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Android-style animated desktop wallpaper for Ubuntu 10.10

Want some Android-style live wallpaper on your Ubuntu desktop? Now you can.

10 October 2010
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What’s coming in Compiz 0.9.2? BLING!

lots of new animations, masses of bug fixes & even a new physics engine - it's time for a sneak peek at Compiz 0.9.2

12 September 2010