Enabling Compiz Fusion On An OpenSUSE GNOME 11.4 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100) - Page 2

I have the following plugins enabled in the Effects section: 3D Windows, Animations, Animations Add-On, Bicubic Filter, Blur Windows, Cube Gears, Fading Windows, Login/Logout, Motion blur, Paint fire on the screen, Reflection, Trailfocus, Water Effect, Window Decoration, Wobbly Windows:

Under Extras, I have Screenshot and Window Previews enabled:

In the Image Loading section, I have checked the following plugins: JPEG, Png:

Under Utility, I have checked the following plugins: Compiz Library Toolbox, Mouse position polling, Regex Matching, Workarounds:

Under Window Management, the following plugins are activated: Move Window, Place Windows, Resize Window, Scale, Shift Switcher:

Click on the Close button to leave the CompizConfig Settings Manager after you've made your configurations. Your 3D effects should start working immediately, i.e., no logout or reboot is needed.


5 Keyboard Shortcuts

Here's a list of the most common Compiz Fusion keyboard shortcuts:

SUPER+SHIFT+C = clear fire
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

Finally, here are some screenshots of Compiz Fusion in action:


Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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