Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8200) - Page 2

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Submitted by falko (Contact Author) (Forums) on Sun, 2010-10-24 17:44. ::

4 Configuring Compiz Fusion

Go to System > Preferences > Appearance...

... and select Custom on the Visual Effects tab. To configure Compiz Fusion, you can now either click on the Preferences button...

... or you go to System > Preferences > CompizConfig Settings Manager:

Both will bring up the CompizConfig Settings Manager. You can now configure Compiz Fusion to your likings:

 

5 Keyboard Shortcuts

Here's a list of the most common Compiz Fusion keyboard shortcuts. If they work for you depends on what effects you enabled in the CompizConfig Settings Manager.

SUPER+SHIFT+DRAG LEFT MOUSE = draw fire
SUPER+SHIFT+C = clear fire
CTRL+ALT+DRAG LEFT MOUSE = rotate cube
CTRL+ALT+LEFT ARROW = rotate cube
CTRL+ALT+DOWN ARROW = flat desktop
SHIFT+ALT+UP = initiate window picker
CTRL+ALT+DOWN = unfold cube
ALT+TAB = window switch
SUPER+TAB = flip switcher or ring switcher, depending on which is enabled.
ALT+F7 = initiate 'move windows'
SHIFT+F9 = water effect
SHIFT+F10 = slow animations
CTRL+ALT+D = show desktop

For Grouping and Tabbing:
SUPER+S = select single window
SUPER+T = tab group
SUPER+Left = change left tab
SUPER+Right = change right tab
SUPER+G = group windows
SUPER+U = ungroup windows
SUPER+R = remove group window
SUPER+C = close group
SUPER+X = ignore group
Hold the SUPER button then select the windows you want to group and then hit SUPER+G.

The SUPER key is the Windows key on most keyboards.

 

6 Some Screenshots

Here are some screenshots of Compiz Fusion in action:

 

7 Links


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Submitted by puppet (not registered) on Sat, 2011-07-30 12:44.

hi... i need help to setup my graphic card...
i use nvidia geforce 9300M GS...
i've already followed your instruction n after i restart the computer...
i go to System>Administration>Additional Driver
i got green button that indicate the "The driver is activated but not currently in use"..
how do i fix this?

 

Submitted by haydoni (not registered) on Tue, 2010-10-26 12:26.
Surely it makes more sense - and is more user friendly - to use the Software Centre! :)