Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit) - SOLVED. (thank you.)

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Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit) - SOLVED. (thank you.)

Postby viking1au on Wed Feb 20, 2013 7:27 am

Am trying out a fresh install on MInt 13 Maya (Mate) 64 bit. Sadly, they seem to have dumped Compiz and I am hell bent on keeping Wobbly Windows, which work fine in my older Mint 11 (32 bit). Have tried installing a few times. - Hardware acceleration drivers tell me they are working o.k. so beyond this I need more experienced help.
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Re: Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit).

Postby cryptotooth on Sun Feb 24, 2013 7:30 am

download compiz config settings manager (works best from package manager) and install it. then go to terminal and type in "compiz --replace" without quotes and it should activate. it does change the window border so if you find a way to get the original one back and keep compiz please let me know. you can also put the command in startup applications and it will work on startup.
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Re: Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit).

Postby viking1au on Sun Feb 24, 2013 10:00 pm

Well, thanks for that. Window borders look o.k. - Have not tried out the cube effect yet but on entering the info in terminal, at first it looked as though something was wrong. - Closed the terminal & suddenly, my Wobbly Windows are back. Thanking you very much.
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Re: Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit).SOLVED.

Postby viking1au on Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:32 pm

Whoops, not quite solved. - If I restart the computer, Compiz is dead again. - No more wobbly windows. - Rgds.
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Re: Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit)

Postby viking1au on Sun Feb 24, 2013 11:41 pm

Added the line to start up applications. Wobbly windows are back. Will give it up to 48 hours & see if it holds. Not sure if this is just a band-aid solution or not. - Rgds.
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Re: Compiz & Mint 13 Mate (64 Bit)

Postby Zorba on Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:24 am

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