pfjap.paco wrote:From what I understand, Gnome Shell is deeply integrated with the Mutter window manager, which replaces the Compiz-Fusion window manager from Gnome 2. Because of this, Gnome Shell users pretty much don't have any way of using Compiz-Fusion effects in Gnome Shell, which means no desktop cube for now . However, I'm sure it'll only be a matter of time before someone codes together some Compiz-Fusion-style extensions for Shell.
hufter wrote:Compiz starts, I can even get Desktop Cube, though is more like a desktop rectangle (only two sides), although I tell it in workspace switcher that I have 4 workspaces in 1 row.
nsk7even wrote:Yes, I had this problem as well. Check the workspace settings in compizconfig-settings-manager via "Common Options" => "Desktop Size" (sorry if my re-translations are not correct)
To get this going: go to software center and install cairo-dock core and run it from the desktop you are in.
Now log out and click the icon from where it lets you choose your desktop - you should see an option for cairo-dock(gnome+effects) log into it.
Now you can install compiz and your favorite effects.
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