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How to install Compiz effects on Linux Mint mate

 

Compiz

To install a window Manager Compiz desktop ubuntu or Linux Mint must first install the Compiz Manager and CompizConfig settings, as well as compiz-plugins-extra if you want to further engage additional effects.

Sorry for the spelling and phonetic errors in the text.
Owner and main writer of MintGuide.org is not a native English speaker.


Instructions apply to versions of Linux Mint 15/16/17
To install Compiz in Ubuntu, run this command:
sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins-extra
To install a window Manager Compiz working environment MATE Linux Mint must first install the Compiz Manager and CompizConfig settings, as well as compiz-plugins-extra if you want to further engage additional effects.

All of these packages is the default in the programs where you can install or run the following command in the terminal, which will make installation of the listed packages:

sudo apt-get install compiz compiz-plugins-extra compiz compizconfig-settings-manager
Next step is to start Compiz. Open the Run command Alt+F2, type and execute the command:
compiz --replace
Once the installation is finished, open the Manager CompizConfig settings: Menu ->Settings ->Manager CompizConfig settings where you need to activate the required plugins to work correctly window Manager Decoration of Windows and Animations.
Next, you need to replace the window Manager Marco, which is set amidst MATE default on Compiz. For this you need to install (if not already installed) system configuration Editor - dconf-tools, which also has a default in the programs or run a command in the terminal:
sudo apt-get install dconf-tools
Open the Editor dconf and navigate to the following address: org/mate/desktop/session/required-components and in the name of the windowmanager change the value from marco to compiz.
Or run a command in the terminal, which does the same thing, only faster:
gsettings set org.mate.session.required-components windowmanager compiz
Next step is to start Compiz. Open the Run command Alt+F2, type and execute the command:
compiz --replace
To Compiz to run at logon, this command should be entered in the auto-start applications Menu ->control Center ->Startup applications. In the opened window click the Add button in the Name field, enter Compiz, and in the Command - compiz --replace
To complete the installation of the Compiz and to put it to work, you must reboot the system.
Close all applications, and run the command in the terminal:
sudo reboot
After the next login, you can use Compiz effects, such as a Cube desktop, Sticky Windows and many others. Instructions on how to configure them, you can show in the tab site called Compiz.

If anyone is interested, here is my config: http://yadi.sk/d/rV_TOfFRHhDF4
installation is simple compizconfig=>settings=>import

Good luck!

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