compiz running with a quick 1 or 2 q's regarding config
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The 2 things I am having a problem with is;
1. Configuration. There used to be a nice app with (I would say 100+) options, where all I can find is the GLDesktop and the Desktop Effects which is the 2 options (wobbly & cube).
On a clean startup I have the above, and only 1 workspace, I can't click other ones (used to be setup as the wall with the mouse at the end moves to next), but now it's like I have one virtual desktop, and can't figure out where / how to add one.
If I try to run compiz-manager I get the following;
Checking for Xgl: not present.
Detected PCI ID for VGA: 01:00.0 0300: 10de:0427 (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Checking for texture_from_pixmap: present.
Checking for non power of two support: present.
Checking for Composite extension: present.
Comparing resolution (3840x1024) to maximum 3D texture size (8192): Passed.
Checking for nVidia: present.
Checking for FBConfig: present.
Checking for Xgl: not present.
But the config screen has nothing for minimizing effects and all the "cool" stuff like that. It does enable the cube where I can then click the other workspaces, but I am just at a loss right now.
Anyone have .02 to throw out it's much appreciated.
I've always gone for the start-from-scratch route: Get rid of the stock compiz ("Desktop Effects") setup and get it all at once from either a 3rd party repo with packages for your distro or with the source tarballs from compiz themselves.
More specifically, what you're looking for is compiz-fusion; the name comes from the combination of the projects that both compiz and beryl were doing at the time. In addition, you'll want compiz-fusion-icon, which is the fast-track icon to get to compizconfig-settings-manager (ccsm). Fusion is what has all the cool minimize/close/fade/shade effects; the current version can even turn the cube into an aquarium.