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Old 09-11-2007, 02:09 PM   #1
da_marius
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How do I install a theme for compiz ?


I have Ubuntu Feisty and I am using compiz for the first time.
Everything is working, the restricted Nvidia driver works fine, all
the effects are present,but I just don't know how to change the compiz
theme.
I would like to install a cgwdtheme for example.
I installed the compiz preferences application and somebody on another forum just said to drag and drop the *cgwdtheme but it doesn't work.
And is it possible to install emerald themes although I don't want to
use beryl ?
 
Old 09-12-2007, 07:02 AM   #2
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yes you can. You could install

1. nvidia driver
2. compiz fusion
3. compiz emerald

Trust me, you will love it.

Resources,

http://www.opencompositing.org/
http://compiz.org/
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=2895086
http://www.compiz-fusion.org/
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=481314
http://forum.compiz-fusion.org/
http://dev.beryl-project.org/~cybero...usion-arrives/
 
Old 09-12-2007, 07:06 AM   #3
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well I don't know about compiz fusion
I saw a preview movie and it looked awsome but I have 256MB memory and a gf4 on my system. What are the chances that the whole thing works ?
 
  


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