again ill repost:
here is another way:viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86822
to use it in gnome 2:
compiz works in gnome 2 in mint 12.you need to install everything then go to start up applications
click on add
on name type "compiz" or whatever you want to call it.
then tab to command
type in this:
then click on add.
now you will have it added to your start up apps.
make sure that it is ticked.
reboot computer and compiz effects should be working in gnome 2
gnome 3 will not have a desktop when the compiz is ticked in start up apps
to go into gnome 3 again just untick compiz from the start up apps.